Harry Shulman

Of Counsel

Harry Shulman practices in the areas of professional staff affairs and life sciences. He represents multi-institutional health systems, hospitals and/or their medical staffs, independent practice associations, and medical groups, in a variety of matters. These include internal operations and self-governance; bylaws, rules and regulations and policies; Joint Commission, licensing, and other regulatory compliance; credentialing and peer review investigations; formal hearings (as an advocate for the peer review body or as the hearing officer); emergency transfer and antidumping; clinical research and institutional review board affairs subject to FDA and DHHS regulations; and bioethics and consent.

Harry has authored numerous articles and consulted on published manuals and guidebooks regarding professional credentialing and peer review. He has been a speaker before medical staffs and other professional organizations, including the National Association Medical Staff Services, the California Association Medical Staff Services and the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys.


Oxford University, Diploma in Law, 1975
Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1974
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1971


California, 1974
  • Best Lawyers
  • Health Care Lawyer of the Year, San Francisco, 2020; Health Care Law (Hospitals), 2009-2023

  • Super Lawyers, Northern California
  • Health Care Law, Law & Politics, 2008-Present

  • Founding Member, California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Practice Group
  • American Bar Association