Harold B. Hilborn

Harold B. Hilborn

Chicago, IL


Vice chair of the firm's Health Care group, Harold draws on his extensive trial and appellate practice to help pharmacies, pharmacists and other health care providers resolve their most pressing business and regulatory disputes. Harold provides effective compliance and litigation counsel in the full range of industry issues, including disciplinary and licensing matters, self-referral, the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute, prescription-drug marketing laws, and contract disputes.
Over the course of his career, Harold has argued cases in state and federal district and appeals courts across the country. In addition to his work in the health care arena, he has represented numerous publicly traded, privately owned and closely held companies operating in a broad spectrum of industries such as real estate, retail and professional services. Harold has advised clients in commercial disputes involving real estate brokerage, development and leasing, changes of control and ownership, trade secrets, employment and consulting agreements, and commercial contracts and warranties. 

While in law school, he served as associate articles editor for the Northwestern University Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif.



Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
J.D., 1995, cum laude, Order of the Coif
University of Michigan
B.S., 1992, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Professional Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Chicago Alumni Club, Board Member

Insights & Events



  • Leading Lawyers Network, Health Law, 2017-2022
  • Free Legal Answers Pro Bono Leader, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, 2019-2021