Oakland County Lawyer Appointed Vice President and Deputy Counsel for Henry Ford Health System

January 14, 2019


DETROIT – Elizabeth “Liz” Callahan-Morris, Esq., will join Henry Ford Health System on Monday, Jan. 14, as the new Vice President and Deputy General Counsel – Hospital Operations. Callahan LizM 1

In her new role, Callahan-Morris will be responsible for providing legal counsel to hospital operations teams across the System, including regulatory compliance, physician and vendor contracting, clinically integrated networks, and fraud and abuse matters. She will assist with overseeing the Legal Department, including planning, organizing and managing projects for internal staff and outside counsel, and with the development of budget recommendations.

Callahan-Morris has more than 22 years of experience as a practicing attorney. She comes to Henry Ford as a partner with Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, P.C., a national healthcare law firm, where she focused on regulatory compliance and privacy and security matters for health care organizations. Her prior experience also includes working at Health Alliance Plan as associate counsel and serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy.

She is an active member of the American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, Health Care Compliance Association, and International Association of Privacy Professionals.  Recognitions include: The Best Lawyers in America© (2014-2019) in the field of health law; State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section, Fellow, in 2017; and Top Lawyer by DBusiness magazine in 2015 and 2017.

Callahan-Morris is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University.

She enjoys public speaking, traveling and yoga. After a long hiatus, she returned to playing the violin and joined the Detroit Community Orchestra, the newly-formed amateur division of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Callahan-Morris and her husband, Lawrence Morris, reside in Franklin; they have three children.