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Lurie Children's Hospital Appoints Fatema Zanzi as Chief Legal Officer

January 07, 2020

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago announces the appointment of Fatema Zanzi as Sr. Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary for the Board of Directors. She succeeds Nancy Borders who retired at the end of the year.

Zanzi comes from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a national law firm where she serves as the Office Partner for its Chicago office and as a Partner within its Health Group.  She counsels hospitals and health systems on complex corporate and regulatory matters, including hospital strategic transactions and governance matters. She is a trusted advisor to executive team members at health systems, community hospitals and children’s hospitals across the country as they develop new care models and organize new business entities and ventures. 

After graduating from Northwestern University, Zanzi received her law degree with a Certificate in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She currently is the Chair of the Children’s Health Affinity Group at the American Health Lawyers Association. She has authored numerous legal publications and is frequently invited for speaking engagements in the field of health law.

She will join Lurie Children’s on February 10, 2020.