Ann Ford

Direct: 312.256.8359
Fax: 312.345.9608

Managing Director, HPS Advise

Areas of Focus
Healthcare Counseling
Life Sciences Defense Team
Ann Ford is a partner at Hall Prangle & Schoonveld. She provides strategic, business and legal advice to clients in the highly regulated healthcare industry in compliance, regulatory and transactional matters.

Ann’s experience includes over 15 years of executive leadership in healthcare organizations. Prior to joining Hall Prangle & Schoonveld, as the chief compliance officer and deputy general counsel of an international medical device, supply and distribution company, Ann developed global and US-based programs in healthcare compliance and worked on strategic acquisitions.

Ann has also served as general counsel of two Chicago hospitals and as a partner in a professional liability litigation firm in Chicago. Before the law, Ann practiced high-risk clinical nursing in obstetrics, pediatrics and neonatology.

She is a member of the Executive Leadership Committee of the Medical Affairs Professional Society, an international organization that promotes medical affairs professionals in the life sciences industry. Ann is active in the American Health Lawyers Association, Society of Corporate Compliance Executives, Health Care Compliance Association, and the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys.

Ann is also Managing Director of HPS Advise, a consulting subsidiary of the law firm of Hall Prangle & Schoonveld, LLC.


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DePaul University College of Law, J.D. (1992)

Marquette University, B.S. Nursing (1983)

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Illinois (1992)


U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (1992)

Illinois Supreme Court (1992)