Health Law: Career Opportunities in a Fast-Changing Environment

21st Century Legal Career Series Volume 3

Focus: What is This Booklet All About?
What Makes Health Law So “Hot?”
Prospects and Trends
Emerging Issues in Health Law
Who Hires? “Mainstream” Legal Careers
Who Hires? “JD-Advantage” Health Law Careers
Breaking into Health Law
What Does It Pay?
How to Get Advance Notice of Health Law Job Opportunities

Health law jobs are abundant, due to: the Affordable Care Act (ACA); HIPAA and its Omnibus Rule; healthcare costs, which have risen at three times the inflation rate for 30+ years; poor quality care—the World Health Organization (WHO) ranks the U.S. healthcare system a dismal 37th in the world; technological innovation; globalization; an aging population; and regulatory burdens affecting millions of businesses and individuals.

Find out what else makes Health Law “hot and getting hotter” in Volume 3 of the 21st Century Legal Career Series, Health Law: Career Opportunities in a Fast-Changing Environment.  Buy the print edition at the NALP bookstore or the electronic version at

Health Law Update (April 2019)