Payal Shah is a health care attorney. She currently works on compliance and regulatory issues at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. She has experience and knowledge in policy analysis, regulatory compliance, contract drafting and government relations.
Payal serves as Chair of the Chicago Bar Association – Alliance for Women Committee and is the former co-chair of the Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Health & Hospital Law Committee. She is also on the board for the South Asian Bar Association of Chicago and the largest national Asian-American health care advocacy organization, Asian American Pacific Islander Heath Forum.
Payal received her J.D. from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis with a concentration in health care law and her B.S. in Finance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is admitted to the Illinois Bar and United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to law school, Payal was a corporate internal auditor for Sears Holdings Corporation.