Shireen T. Hart

Shireen T. Hart

Burlington VT

A member of the firm’s Healthcare Group, Shireen Hart draws upon her more than 17 years of experience in the field to provide pragmatic counsel to hospitals, long term care facilities, community mental health agencies, pharmacies, laboratories, individual practitioners and healthcare related vendors on a broad range of matters. Her strong statewide connections and effectiveness working with other attorneys and state agency or department personnel creates a favorable environment in which to deliver positive results for clients.

Admitted to Practice

  • Vermont Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
  • New Hampshire Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

Professional Affiliations

  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • Chittenden County Bar Association


  • College of William & Mary College of Law, J.D.
  • Middlebury College, B.A.

Pro Bono & Volunteer Work

  • Co-Founder of LIFT, a Women's Giving Circle 
  • Vice Chair of the Burlington Business Association Board of Directors
  • Past President, KidSafe Collaborative Board of Directors
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Burlington Board of Police Commissioners

Speaking Engagements

  • HIPAA & Compliance Update - Updates in HIPAA, including HIPAA the audit program and recent enforcement actions, Vermont Medical Society, March 15, 2017
  • “Medical Malpractice Trends,” 2014
  • "Physician Aid in Dying,” 2013 and 2014
  • “Practical Pediatric Legal Update,” 2011 - 2014
  • “Health Care Reform for Employers, Now What?” 2013
  • “Adverse Event and Intentional Unsafe Act Reporting and Disclosing,” 2012
  • “How to Respond to the Disruptive Patient or Visitor,” 2011
  • “Overview of the Advance Directive and Guardianship Statutes in Vermont and Applicable Sections for Medical Decision-Making,” May 2010
  • “Nursing Home Admissions Agreements and Collections Roundtable,” March 18, 2010
  • “Legal Parameters for Chronic Pain Management Strategies,” 2009
  • “Recent Developments in Employment Law,” 2009
  • “Patient Confidentiality and Requests for Medical Information Under Vermont Law and the HIPAA Privacy Regulations,” 2008