Colleen McClorey

Associate General Counsel


Telephone: (734) 764-2178
Fax: (734) 647-2781
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Secretary: Tammi Kortema
Telephone: (734) 615-6438

300 North Ingalls Building, Room 3B04
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5476

Primary Practice Areas

  • HIPAA Privacy and Security
  • Data Sharing Activities
  • Employee Benefits
  • Compliance
  • Procurement
  • Payor Arrangements
  • Revenue Cycle

Colleen has over twenty years of experience as a healthcare business and regulatory attorney in a broad range of areas including Compliance, HIPAA privacy and security, health information technology, employee benefits, payor arrangements, transactions and billing/reimbursement. Colleen joined the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel in Fall 2011 after working as Associate General Counsel for a national health information technology corporation. Colleen previously served as General Counsel for two payor organizations in Michigan and as VP and Associate General Counsel for HAP, a local SE Michigan health maintenance organization.

Colleen’s current practice includes serving as liaison to the Health System Compliance department providing advice on HIPAA; security; health information technology practices; as well as on revenue cycle matters. Colleen also works with the Health System’s Quality Collaboratives and Medical Procurement areas. Colleen provides privacy and security counsel to University Health Services, and various ITS units throughout the University. Colleen also counsels U-M Benefits on matters related to health care reform and state and federal laws.

Outside of work Colleen enjoys travel and sporting events with her family. Colleen regularly volunteers at Focus Hope in Detroit and is active in the Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers.

University Committees/Special Projects

  • Compliance Committee
  • Core Tax Committee
  • Data Sharing
  • FGP Nominating & Bylaws Committee
  • Health Reform Planning
  • Health Care Reform – ESR
  • Identity Theft Committee
  • IIA Council [Info & Infrastructure Assurance]
  • Information Security Committee
  • MBAC [Medical Benefits Advisory Committee]
  • OGC Business Group
  • OGC Research/IP
  • PBOC [Pharmacy Benefits Oversight Committee]
  • SHIC [Student Health Insurance Committee]


  • LLM, Labor law, Wayne State University School of Law (1991)
  • JD, University of Detroit School of Law (1986)
  • BA, with Honors, English, University of Michigan (1983)

Professional Memberships and Outside Activities

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • Presentation at AHLA Physicians and Hospital Conference, February 2012 “HIPAA Breach Notification – Case Studies on What to Do and When to Report”
  • Michigan Insurance Law & Practice, ICLE publication 2012; Chapter 12 Health Insurance contributing author