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Courtney R. Posnik



130 E. Randolph St.
Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60601
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J.D., cum laude, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, Business Law Certificate
B.A., cum laude, Saint Louis University-Main Campus, Saint Louis, Missouri
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Courtney R. Posnik


Courtney R. Posnik is an Associate with the Health Care Practice Group in Clark Hill’s Chicago office.

She concentrates her practice on corporate, transactional, and regulatory matters for a variety of health care professionals and entities. She has experience drafting employment agreements, forming for-profit and not-for-profit corporations and drafting associated governing documents and policies, and advising on complex health care regulations, including HIPAA privacy and security rules and the HITECH Act, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions, Medicare and Medicaid billing and reimbursement regulations, and licensure and certification requirements. Courtney has also counseled providers on fraud and abuse laws including the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act.

Courtney graduated cum laude from DePaul University College of Law where she was an Editor of Articles, Notes and Comments of the DePaul Law Review and was actively involved in the Health Law Institute.  She was the recipient of two CALI awards for receiving the highest grades in Health Care Fraud and Abuse and Transactional Legal Drafting.  Additionally, Courtney was selected to serve as the American Medical Association summer scholar and was a judicial extern for the Honorable Michael Panter (Ret.) of the Cook County Circuit Court.

Courtney completed her undergraduate studies at Saint Louis University earning a B.A. double majoring in English and Philosophy with a minor in Theological Studies.

Courtney is actively involved in the community and volunteers at the Center on Halsted Legal Clinic.


  • Relationships & the Law Today: Married on Sunday, Fired on Monday: Recent Developments in Employment Law,” Windy City Times, Sept. 21, 2016, at 4.
  • “Relationships & the Law Today: Culturally Sensitive Healthcare for the LGBTQ Community,” Windy City Times, Mar. 9, 2016, at 4.
  • “Relationships & the Law Today: Healthcare Decision-Making for the LGBTQ Community,” Windy City Times, Aug. 12, 2015, at 4.
  • "The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Fraud and Abuse Concerns," 17 DePaul J. Health Care L. 31 (2015).
  • Lead Author, "Patient-Physician Confidentiality: 'Til Death Do Us Part?," AMA Journal of Ethics (formerly Virtual Mentor), September 2012.
Chicago Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys