Ann K. Breitinger


Ann K. Breitinger

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.


  • Manatee Chamber 2019 “Business Young Professional MVP”
  • 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 – 2015
    • 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, Chair 2018-2020
  • We Care Manatee, Inc.
    • Board of Directors, 2012 – present
    • Secretary
  • Manatee Chamber of Commerce
    • Member
  • Manatee Young Professionals
    • Leadership Committee
  • Cheers for Charity Women’s Giving Circle
    • Member
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri (J.D. 2012), with Certificate of Concentration in Health Law, (Editorial Staff, Journal of Health Law and Policy; Member, Health Law Moot Court)
  • DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana B.A., cum laude, Conflict Studies & Sociology (May 2009)

Recent News


  • 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


Ann K. Breitinger

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802 11th Street West
Bradenton, Florida 34205

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