Ann Breitinger - Bradenton AttorneyAnn K. Breitinger
802 11th Street West
Bradenton, Florida 34205
“I find that working with health care providers and small businesses is extremely rewarding because I know that my work has a direct impact on the owner and employees who make a difference in our community.”


Ann Breitinger is an attorney in the firm’s Business and Health Care practice areas. She counsels clients regarding entity formation, business governance issues, business transactions and health care transactional and regulatory matters. Her services include: forming entities and drafting and negotiating documents such as asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements, operating, partnership and shareholder agreements, and employment agreements; Structuring and effectuating the sale and purchase of businesses, assets or divisions and joint ventures; Representing health care entities, including single-specialty and multi-specialty physician practices, dental practices, billing companies, practice management companies, home health agencies, hospices, surgery centers, diagnostic facilities, oncology centers and catheterization laboratories in transactional and regulatory matters; auditing and analyzing arrangements under fraud and abuse, fee-splitting statutes, Stark II, related anti-referral laws, HIPAA and HITECH Act and Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations.


  • Academic Excellence Award in Business Associations, Saint Louis University


Bar Associations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Manatee County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division, 2013 – present
    • Young Lawyers Division, Secretary 2014 – 2015
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers – Manatee
    • Board of Directors, 2013 – present
    • Treasurer, 2013 – 2014


  • TorHoerman Law, Edwardsville, Illinois (Law Clerk, 2011 – 2012)
  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri – Public Benefits, St. Louis, Missouri, Legal Intern (September 2010 – 2011)
  • Office of General Counsel – Iowa Governor’s Office, Legal Intern (Summer 2010)
  • Families USA, Washington, D.C., Field Intern (January 2007, Summer 2008)
  • Advocacy and Outreach Blank, Children’s Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa, Intern (Summer 2007)
  • St. Louis University, Teaching Assistant, Legal Research and Writing


  • Realize Bradenton
    • Board of Directors
  • We Care Manatee, Inc.
    • Board of Directors, 2012 – present
    • Secretary, 2015
  • Manatee Chamber of Commerce
    • Member
  • Manatee Young Professionals
    • Leadership Committee



  • Co-Author, “Future of Health Care in America: What Nurse Leaders Need to Know about the Shifting Landscape,” Voice of Nursing Leadership, The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), March, 2013
  • Research contributor of The New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America by David Houle and Jonathan Fleece, Esq.
  • Recurring Contributor, Health Care Ethics USA “Of Note”
  • Guest Columnist, JURIST