Robert J. Milligan

Practice Areas


Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

LL.M., Biotechnology and Genomics, 2007

DePaul University

J.D., 1980

Northern Illinois University

B.S., 1975

Bar and Court Admissions

Arizona, 1986

Robert J. Milligan


Professional Bio Experience

Robert J. Milligan is a Shareholder in the Phoenix, Arizona law firm of Milligan Lawless, P.C. and specializes in health care law. Mr. Milligan limits his practice to the representation of individuals and companies in the health care and life sciences industry. In addition to his law degree, Mr. Milligan has an LL.M. in Biotechnology and Genomics.

Professional Recognitionloty-33117-spec13-ed22-Diamond-S

  • “Chambers USA,” Top Tier Ranking in Healthcare, since 2015
  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Listed
  • “The Best Lawyers in America,” Healthcare Law, since 2003
  • “Best Lawyers” Health Care Law – Phoenix, Lawyer of the Year 2016
  • “Southwest Super Lawyers,” since 2007

Professional Leadership

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Center for Law, Science and Innovation, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; Member, Community Board and Executive Council
  • EAR Foundation of Arizona – Board of Directors
  • Formation and operation of ASCs, imaging centers and other ventures;
  • Health care mergers and acquisitions;
  • Advice and representation relating to clinical research, clinical trial agreements, medical education, FDA compliance and related issues;
  • Fraud and abuse advice, including internal investigations, self-reporting and compliance program development;
  • Representation of physicians, physician organizations and other providers in investigations conducted by the Department of Justice, DHHS Office of Inspector General, AHCCS Inspector General and other state and federal enforcement agencies;
  • Medical staff matters, including medical staff governance, peer review, medical staff-hospital relations and EMTALA compliance; and
  • Mediation of litigated cases and pre-litigation disputes.