Stacey Murphy

Co-Head of Healthcare, United States Partner-in-Charge, Denver and St. Louis
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

St. Louis
United States
T:+1 314 505 8821
St. Louis
United States
T:+1 314 505 8821
Stacey Murphy

Stacey Murphy


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Stacey Murphy leads Norton Rose Fulbright's Healthcare practice in the US and is Partner-in-Charge of the global law firm's St. Louis office. She practices exclusively in the health care area and represents academic medical centers, medical schools, hospitals, multi-specialty and single specialty physician groups and other health care entities. 

Stacey's experience includes mergers and acquisitions, affiliations and other complex contractual arrangements among health care providers.  She has represented both hospitals and medical schools in structuring academic affiliations and related arrangements, including arrangements between hospitals and faculty practice plans for clinical, coverage and medico-administrative services. Stacey has also assisted academic medical centers in structuring affiliations with community hospitals and other community providers. 

Stacey has also worked with hospitals and physician group clients to structure management services agreements, professional services agreements, telemedicine arrangements, accountable care organizations and clinically integrated networks as well as clinical service line joint ventures, including ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and cardiac catheterization laboratories.

In addition to her transactional experience, Stacey regularly advises clients on corporate governance issues, regulatory issues, including federal anti-kickback statute and Stark law compliance, Medicare billing, reimbursement and related regulations, tax-exempt issues, compliance issues, licensure, accreditation and other state and federal regulatory matters.

Professional experience

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JD, University of Texas, 1989
BA, magna cum laude, Political Science, Miami University, 1986

Stacey is admitted to practice in Illinois and Missouri.

  • Illinois State Bar
  • Missouri State Bar
  • Chambers USA, Missouri: Healthcare, Chambers and Partners, 2022 - 2023
  • Legal 500 US, Recommended Lawyer, Education, The Legal 500, 2021-2023
  • Legal 500 US, Recommended Lawyer, Healthcare: service providers, The Legal 500, 2019, 2021-2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2008 - 2021
  • Best Lawyers - Health Care Law, Best Lawyers, 2022 - 2024
  • Lawyer of the Year, St. Louis: Health Care Law, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2008 - 2009
  • 1 of 12 "Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers," Nightingale's Healthcare Law News, 2006
  • Co-Author, "Joint Commission Proposes New Standard Addressing Disruptive Behavior," Teaching Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers, June 2007
  • Contributing Author, "Stark II, Phase II - Highlights & Preliminary Analysis," BNA Health Law Reporter and BNA Medicare Report, April 2004
  • Co-Author, "The State of Gainsharing Arrangements," Managed Care Quarterly, Spring 2002
  • Co-Author, "Gainsharing Resurrected: OIG Approved Limited Program," Health Law Digest, American Health Lawyers Association, April 2001
  • Co-Author, "Gainsharing: A Call for Guidance," Journal of Health Law, Vo. 32, No. 4, Fall 1999

Stacey has lectured on various health care topics, including academic medical center/community hospital affiliations, health care compliance matters, hospital physician alignment strategies, physician compensation and valuation issues, ACO and clinically integrated network development and implementation and telemedicine.

  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • St. Louis Area Health Lawyers Association
  • KEEN St. Louis, LLC, Board of Managers


US Healthcare Regulation 2024: Getting the deal through

Publication | November 07, 2023

US: Health Law Check-Up

Publication | December 2020

Stark and Anti-Kickback, the next frontier

Webinar | January 14, 2021