Gregory N. Etzel concentrates his practice on the representation of hospitals and other healthcare providers in a variety of complex legal transactions and regulatory litigation. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Greg spent four and a half years in-house as the vice president of legal affairs at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), providing legal counsel and representing the entire institution on a wide range of issues involving strategic initiatives, hospital and medical school operations, transactions, litigation management, public information, and international affairs.
In his UTMB capacity, he also served as the general counsel for Medical Branch Innovations, Inc., a nonprofit corporation established and governed by UTMB to pursue public-private partnerships for innovative health care solutions.
Prior to joining UTMB, Greg specialized in healthcare regulatory matters as a partner in the Houston office of another global law firm, and was previously a partner, an of counsel, and an associate with two other international firms over an 18-year span.
University of Houston Law Center, 1995, J.D., with honors
University of Texas at Austin, 1991, B.B.A., Finance