Patricia M. Hutter, JD, is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel - Corporate Affairs. In this role, she is responsible for the leadership, administration, direction, coordination and evaluation of the legal functions and activities of UW Health and its subsidiaries in the following areas: corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, corporate governance, contracts, intellectual property and innovation, antitrust, managed care, real estate and regulatory law. She also participates in the development of the institutional strategic plan to ensure accomplishment of the mission and vision of UW Health and guides and directs strategic planning for her areas of responsibility.
Prior to joining UW Health, Patricia was a partner and Mergers and Acquisitions Team Leader of an AmLaw 100 law firm and had a diverse corporate practice including, mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, corporate governance, contracting and general business law.
Patricia received her Juris Doctorate from the University Of Illinois College Of Law and her Bachelor of Arts - History from the University Of Illinois.