Cynthia J. Warren | Partner

CYnthia J. Warren


Syracuse University, B.A., cum laude, 1973
Syracuse University, M.P.A., 1975
Boston University, J.D., cum laude, 1992

Practice Areas

Health Care
Corporate and Business Law
Employment Law


1992, Rhode Island
1993, Massachusetts
1993, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

Contact Information

Phone: 401-331-5700
Fax: 401-331-5787
Vcard: Download vcard



Cindy represents health care clients including physician groups, tax-exempt faculty practice plans, community health centers, community mental health centers, home health agencies, nursing facilities and assisted living residences. Cindy counsels clients about state and federal regulatory matters; medical practice formation and operations; physician recruitment and employment matters; HIPAA, fraud and abuse and Stark compliance; hospital and third party payor contracting; medical staff and credentialing issues; tax-exemption matters; real estate leasing and purchasing; risk management; and general corporate matters. Cindy has assisted clients with various health care transactions including hospital affiliations, joint venture structuring and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to practicing law, Cindy worked in leadership positions in a number of health care organizations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. After attending law school where she concentrated her studies on health care and corporate law, Cindy was an associate in the Providence office of Brown, Rudnick, Freed & Gesmer and was Associate General Counsel of Lifespan Corporation, the largest health care system in Rhode Island, before joining the Firm in 2001.

Professional Associations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Charitable and Community Activities & Affiliations

  •  Audubon Society of Rhode Island
  • North Kingstown Conservation Committee
  • Fellow, Rhode Island Bar Foundation
  • Executive Editor, American Journal of Law and Medicine, during Law School

 Special Honors

  • Currently listed in Woodward/White Inc.’s Best Lawyers in America in the Health Care Category


Publications and Lectures

  • Gives presentations and written articles on a wide range of health care topics including Stark Law, joint venture options, fiduciary duties of directors, Tarasoff, physician recruitment and employment, HIPAA and other patient confidentiality issues