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Kristen A. Murphy

Kristen A. Murphy



Kristen Murphy counsels hospitals and other health care providers on regulatory and transactional aspects of health care law, with an emphasis on Stark and anti-kickback laws, corporate governance best practices, and clinical research.  Kristen drafts and negotiates various clinical research, employment, physician recruitment, professional services, and management services agreements. Kristen counsels clients on regulatory issues related to licensing, Stark Law, anti-kickback, fraud and abuse, and HIPAA.

In addition, Kristen has general corporate experience that includes representing businesses and nonprofit organizations on organizational and corporate governance matters. Kristen drafts documents such as articles of incorporation, articles of organization, bylaws, operating agreements, and resolutions, and she advises her clients on corporate governance best practices.

Kristen also works with teams negotiating deals for acquisitions and expansions and advises health care clients on corporate, contracts, health care, regulatory, and governance matters for such deals.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • The Florida Bar
    • Health Law Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Health Law Section
  • Junior League of Tampa


  • University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
  • University of Florida (B.S., cum laude, 2013)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • Florida State Courts


  • Associate, Smith Hulsey & Busey (2016–2018)


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