Hillary J. Cleckler

Ms. Cleckler is an associate with the firm. She has a concentration in health law. Her practice is focused primarily on defending healthcare providers and healthcare institutions in professional liability matters.

While in law school, Ms. Cleckler interned for the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; the University of Maryland Medical System Office of the General Counsel; and the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, Office of Health Decisions Policy and the Office of Health Care Quality.  In addition, she served as a Research Assistant to Professor Leslie Meltzer Henry for two years focusing on biomedical ethics projects, including a project for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Professional Associations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association


Honors and Awards

  • The William P. Cunningham Award for exceptional academic achievement and service (2017)
  • The University of Maryland School of Law Litigation and Advocacy Award (2017)
  • Seton Hall Law Healthcare Compliance Certification Program Scholarship (2016)
  • University Honors (2012-2014)
  • James B. Angell Scholar (2013)