Joanne M. Judge, Esq.
Co-Chair of Health Law Department
Stevens & Lee PC
Joanne M. Judge, Esq., CPA, is the Co-Chair of the Health Law Department at
Stevens & Lee, a regional law firm with 250 professionals. She previously
served as President of Community Hospital of Lancaster and was formerly its
chief financial officer.
She received her B.S. in Accounting from St. Joseph's University, and a J.D.
from Villanova University School of Law. Joanne focuses her practice in
transactional and regulatory matters for health care systems, long-term care and
senior living organizations and physician practices, including mergers and
acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations and reorganizations, contracting,
licensure, and compliance-related issues.
Joanne served as the National Chairman of the Healthcare Financial Management
Association, and was honored in 1999 with the Frederick C. Morgan Award. She has
served in leadership capacities in community and professional organizations,
including as Chairman of the Lancaster and Reading YMCAs and the Lancaster
Chamber of Commerce. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the board of Alvernia
University, and Chair of the Berks Workforce Investment Board, and a member of
the Reading Public Museum Board. She is the Chair of the Board of Irex
Corporation, a specialty contracting business. She was previously honored as one
of Pennsylvania's inaugural Best 50 Women in Business, and received the Athena
Award from the Berks Chamber of Commerce. As published in Philadelphia magazine,
Joanne has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for the last seven