John P. Murdoch II – Monmouth County, NJ HIPAA and Healthcare Attorney

John P. Murdoch II
Phone: 732.855.6008
Fax: 732.726.6671
Bar Admission:

New Jersey, 1999
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1999

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J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1999
B.A., Kean University, 1992

Biographical Information:

John P. Murdoch is Counsel in the Corporate and Healthcare teams at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. Since joining Wilentz in 2000, Mr. Murdoch has focused his practice in the healthcare and general corporate sector, providing representation in connection with a range of transactions and regulatory matters.

Mr. Murdoch represents physicians, mental health professionals, physical therapists  and other healthcare business operators, including hospitals, surgery centers, hospice organizations, nursing facilities, rehabilitation facilities, medical billing companies and management service organizations in a wide range of transactions and regulatory compliance, especially with respect to privacy issues and the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). He has a long history of helping his clients to navigate a range of sensitive patient concerns involving life-saving treatments and related concerns.

On the regulatory side, Mr. Murdoch publishes weekly privacy compliance e-mails known as “Murdoch’s Monday Morning Memos” for his clients that provide guidance for complying with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules as well as other applicable privacy and security requirements. He also provides on-site compliance audits and helps organizations to develop policies and procedures and compliance training programs required by the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

Mr. Murdoch is a frequent speaker on insurance fraud, healthcare fraud, HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and regulatory compliance to various healthcare professionals, business and community groups. 

Prior to joining Wilentz, Mr. Murdoch served as special assistant to the Honorable Karen L. Suter, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. He also served as a state insurance fraud investigator in the Department of Banking and Insurance from 1993 - 1999.

Mr. Murdoch is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Health Law Section. He is also an Eagle Scout.