Jody L. Ferris


Jody Ferris is a transactional attorney who counsels clients on mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions with an emphasis on clients in the health care industry. Jody also has experience counseling health care providers, systems, and payors on regulatory matters including Stark, anti-kickback, and HIPAA matters.

Jody maintains an active pro bono practice. Her experience includes counseling entrepreneurs and startups on corporate governance matters and representing clients seeking asylum in the United States.


Representative Matters

Represented the sole shareholder of an exhibit services company in the stock sale of an entity to a subsidiary of a public company traded on the Paris stock exchange

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. John R. Rodenberg, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2017

Professional Activities

American Health Lawyers Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers

Minnesota State Bar Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota Bar Association, 2020

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "Data Privacy and the Regulatory Landscape," Texas A&M Law Review Symposium Welcome to the Farm: Assessing the Legal Implications of Big Data-Driven Solutions to Agriculture's Most Pressing Issues, January 31, 2020


Co-author, "What's Good for GM…? An Examination of Direct Contracting Between Employers and Health Care Providers," Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 24th Annual Health Law Institute Manual, March 2019

"Data Protection and the Agriculture Industry," 18 Minn. J. L. Sci. & Tech. 309, 2017  



University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. 2017)
Lead Note and Comment Editor, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota (M.P.P. 2017)

Dickinson State University (B.A., cum laude, 2013)