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Christopher J. Tully

Christopher J. Tully

Christopher Tully is a health care lawyer with broad-based transactional, regulatory, and litigation experience. He has represented health care providers and entities in a variety of business and regulatory matters, as well as in state and federal court and administration proceedings.

His practice includes representing health care providers and affiliated entities in business and employment contract negotiation, fraud and abuse compliance, state and federal investigations, and certification and accreditation matters.   Chris also has substantial experience advising health care entities on changes in ownership/licensing matters, and HIPAA and state privacy laws.

In addition to health care law, Chris has experience in commercial litigation and has represented hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers in numerous professional negligence cases, as well as corporations in audits, investigations, and business tort actions. Prior to law school, he worked as a consultant in the group health insurance industry, providing benefits advice to corporations with employee populations between 50 and 5,000 lives.

Chris is the co-founder, vice president, and general counsel for the Spencer Grace Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to raising funds for pediatric brain cancer research. He is also a board member of both the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Advisory Council and the Johns Hopkins Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Affiliations & Recognition

Community Activities

  • Georgetown University Hoya Crease Club

  • The Spencer Grace Foundation: Co-Founder; Vice President; General Counsel

Professional Involvement

  • American Health Lawyers Association

  • District of Columbia Bar Association

  • Johns Hopkins Patient and Family Advisory Council: Member

  • Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Advisory Council: Membership Committee; Member

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • Sigma Iota Epsilon: National Honorary and Professional Management Society Member

  • University of Baltimore Law Forum: Editor (2008-2009); Associate Editor (2009-2010)


  • Maryland Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the area of Business Litigation (2014-2018); Health Care (2019)


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