Andrew L. Hyams, Partner


Andrew L. Hyams, Esq. specializes in representing physicians and other health professionals in licensing and disciplinary matters before their respective regulatory boards.  He served as the General Counsel at the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for five years.  He has also been Deputy General Counsel at the Boston Public Health Commission.   Mr. Hyams is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York.

Attorney Hyams was an Adjunct Lecturer in Law and Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health from 1992 to 2005.

Mr. Hyams graduated from Amherst College (magna cum laude) and Harvard Law School. He also earned an MPH at Harvard School of Public Health.

In 2011, Attorney Hyams was named one of Massachusetts Medical Law Report’s “Heroes in the Field.”  Mr. Hyams has presented at several Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and Massachusetts Bar Association health law programs, and he has lectured for the Federal Judicial Center, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the Federation of State Medical Boards and the Administrators in Medicine Society. Mr. Hyams has authored peer-reviewed articles on physician and hospital regulation for Annals of Internal Medicine; Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics; Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law; and American Journal of Law and Medicine. He also wrote the Licensure and Discipline chapters for two editions of the American College of Legal Medicine’s publication, Legal Medicine: Legal Dynamics of Medical Encounters.


Mr. Hyams can be reached by telephone at 781-997-1566, and by email at

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