Christine Savage Named Top Woman of the Law

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Christine Savage Named Top Woman of the Law

Choate Press Release

 | October 18, 2010

Christine Savage, chair of the Healthcare Group at Choate, has been selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a “Top Woman of the Law” for 2010 for outstanding leadership, vision, passion and advocacy in the healthcare industry.  Ms. Savage will be honored at a reception at the Westin Copley in Boston on December 3, 2010.

As chair of Choate’s well recognized healthcare practice, Ms. Savage guides a team of corporate, regulatory and life sciences attorneys representing healthcare providers, private equity firms, technology and science companies and investors on critical and cutting-edge legal issues.  Ms. Savage also maintains an active practice representing hospitals, hospices and alternative service providers in handling complex compliance and regulatory matters.  She has significant white collar defense experience in government healthcare investigations, including cases brought under the False Claims Act and Federal anti-kickback laws.  Ms. Savage also is a member of Choate’s Executive Committee.
“We are very proud of Christine and the leadership and passion she brings to her practice,” said William Gelnaw and John Nadas, co-managing partners of Choate.  “This award is a well deserved acknowledgment of her outstanding achievements in healthcare law.” 

Ms. Savage is regularly named a leading attorney in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America.  In 2007, she was chosen as an emerging business leader for the Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” award.  She has served as a community representative on the Partners Human Subjects Research Committee since 2002 and as the Chair Elect of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Ms. Savage received her JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1995 and her BS, cum laude, Harry S. Truman Scholar, from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1992.



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