Jeanna Palmer Gunville

Associate Chicago
Phone: (312) 569-1261
Fax: (312) 569-3261


Jeanna Palmer Gunville focuses on corporate healthcare transactional work and regulatory matters. Her experience includes representation of various types of healthcare providers including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, dialysis facilities, multi- and single-specialty medical practices, and ambulatory surgery centers, in sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, general corporate matters, contracting and regulatory matters.

Jeanna negotiates and drafts transaction documents and counsels clients with regard to the legal aspects of day-to-day operations, including general corporate matters, anti-kickback and Stark issues, self-referral, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions, HIPAA, governance and non-profit issues, and certificate of need and licensure requirements. Additionally, she advises hospital and health system clients regarding procurement and outsourcing arrangements, including materials management and hotel services, and she provides counsel on a range of financing transactions for nonprofit, health care and health care-related organizations.

While in law school, Jeanna served as a law clerk in the Consumer Protection Division of the Health Care Bureau of the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, and as a judicial extern in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


National Appellate Advocacy Competition Finalist, American Bar Association

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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2007, Annals of Health Law
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2003, cum laude


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Jeanna's Areas of Focus