- BA, Princeton University
- JD, Georgetown University Law Center
- Current Issues in Health Law and Policy
- Representing Health Care Entities and Providers
General Areas of Interest, Scholarship, Research, & Practice
• Health care policy • Regulatory & business matters • Employment law
Lucy Hodder is the director of health law and policy programs and a professor of law and UNH Law.
She most recently served as Legal Counsel to New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan and senior health care policy director. Lucy is an experienced New Hampshire health care, regulatory and employment attorney. Previously a shareholder in the firm of Rath, Young and Pignatelli, PC, and Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group, Lucy was named Lawyer of the Year – 2012 for Health Care Law by her peers, and has been included as a Best Lawyer in healthcare since 2006.
A graduate of Princeton University and Georgetown University Law Center, Lucy clerked for the United States District Court in New Orleans, and then began her career as an attorney in the San Francisco firm of Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison, LLP.
She moved to New Hampshire with her husband in 1993 and entered into public service as an Assistant Attorney General in the New Hampshire Department of Justice. In 1998, Lucy joined Rath, Young and Pignatelli, PC, serving primarily health care clients in regulatory and business matters for over 15 years, before agreeing to serve as Legal Counsel for New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan beginning in January 2013.
She most recently served as Legal Counsel to New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan and senior health care policy director.