Colin J. Zick

Partner, Co-Chair, Healthcare Practice, Privacy and Data Security Practice, and COVID-19 Taskforce - Boston

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Colin Zick’s practice is focused on health care and compliance issues, and often involves the intersection of those two subjects in investigations, administrative proceedings, or litigation. His work has had a particular emphasis on compliance issues related to life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, laboratories, hospitals, health care providers, and provider organizations. This compliance work includes helping clients establish and maintain effective compliance programs. Colin also defends clients in disputes alleging kickbacks, overpayments, and billing and coding problems, and represents clients before state health care licensing and regulatory entities.

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  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.A., with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

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  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA in the field of Healthcare Law (2015-2022) and Privacy and Data Security Law (2019-2022)
  • Ranked by CHAMBERS USA: AMERICA'S LEADING LAWYERS FOR BUSINESS as one of Massachusetts' leading Healthcare attorneys (2010-2022)
  • Listed in MASSACHUSETTS SUPER LAWYERS (2004-2021)
  • High Honor, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2019 and 2020 Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent (R) rating
  • Massachusetts Health Information Management Association HIM Advocacy Award recipient (2014)
  • Campbell Moot Court Competition semi-finalist, University of Michigan School of Law (1990)


  • Boston Bar Association, Co-Chair, Health Law Section (2010 - 2012) and Steering Committee member (2010 - 2017)
  • Lex Mundi
    • Chair - Health Care Industries Practice Group (September 2011 - May 2015)
    • North America Regional Vice-Chair, Health Care Industries Practice Group (October 2009 - August 2011)
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member (Participant, Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Panel)
  • Health Care Compliance Association, Member
  • The Alumni Association of the University of Michigan, Director (2000 - 2008)
  • Board Member, Beacon Hill Civic Association (2007 - present)
  • Board Member, Friends of the Public Garden (2007 - 2013), Vice Chair (2013 - present)
  • Board Member and Clerk, Trinity Boston Foundation (2010 - 2017), Board of Visitors (2018 - present)
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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit