Women Business Leaders in Health Care

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Lynn Shapiro Snyder is Founder and President of the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation (WBL).™ The WBL is a national non-profit organization bringing together a peer group of senior executive women from all parts of the health care industry. Comprised of a network of more than 3,000 women, WBL crosses silos and is a place for women on the executive teams of insurance, hospitals, life sciences, and other types of health care companies to have honest conversations about their industry. The mission of the WBL is to connect and convene senior executive women from across the health care industry to create meaningful cross-sector relationships, expand their leadership and harness their collective power to improve the industry.

Epstein Becker Green is the founding sponsor of this foundation. For more information please visit  www.wbl.org.

Focus Areas


  • Serves as lead health care deal counsel for private equity firms and strategic partners, including as lead health regulatory counsel for the buyout of HCA by three private equity firms; the buyout of Biomet; and the creation of Ascensia globally, among many others.
  • Leads the defense of claims of health care fraud in Medicare/Medicaid False Claims Act investigations and litigation at the federal and state levels. Lynn has defended one of the largest pharmaceutical firms, one of the largest home health service firms, and one of the largest respiratory services firms.
  • Counsels all types of health care providers, including payors and pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Lynn has advised on regulatory requirements for clients’ innovations in telemedicine and artificial intelligence.
  • Advises clients on strategies for Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, VA, and commercial payors. Areas of Lynn’s counsel also include coding, coverage, and payment issues and new payment methods, such as accountable care and pay for value, as well as HCPCS codes, CPT codes, J codes, and Q codes.
  • Represents national and state health care trade associations on policy issues and trends, including drafting federal and state legislation, advocacy documents, and studies to support policy positions.



  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Executive and Continuing Professional Education
    • Innovation with AI in Health Care (May 2023)
  • Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
    • Women Director Development Program (July 31 to August 2, 2002)
  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 1979)
  • Franklin & Marshall College (A.B., magna cum laude, 1976)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Economics with Health Economics concentration

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Board of Directors

  • AMCP (American Managed Care Pharmacy) Foundation (former)
  • Apria Healthcare (2019 to 2022) (Blackstone Portfolio Company)
  • Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. (2007 to 2023)
  • Magnolia Holdings/PT Solutions (2023 to present) (General Atlantic Portfolio Company)
  • Maryland/Israel Development Center (former)
  • Nashville Health Care Council (2021 to 2023)
  • National Hospice Foundation (former)
  • Trustmark Mutual Holding Company (2006 to present)
  • Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation, Inc. (2000 to present)

Board of Advisors

  • TPG International Health Academy (former)
  • Benjamin Rush Society, Franklin and Marshall College (former)
  • BNA Health Care Fraud Reporter (former)
  • BNA Health Insurance Report Advisory Board (former)
  • Harvard School of Public Health Policy and Management Executive Council (former)
  • HelpAround (former)
  • Primex Wireless (former)
  • Protocare Sciences, Advisory Board (former)
  • Savor Health (former)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Food and Drug Law Institute
  • Health on Wednesday, a group of Women Health Policy Experts, Founding Member






  • The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education, Board Certified in Health Law (1998 to Present)

Health Care Industry Recognition

  • Modern Healthcare, “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare,” inaugural issue (August 2002)
  • Modern Healthcare, Top 25 Women in Healthcare (2005)
  • Jewish Women International, Women to Watch Award (2007)
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