Michael Gorton (AM) is a principal with Russell Kennedy Lawyers. He has experience in corporate and commercial law and a special interest in health law. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in January 2004.
Michael has qualifications in law and commerce and has an extensive background in the community sector. He has written extensively on medico-legal matters. Michael is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA).
Michael is currently the Chair of Alfred Health, the Chair of the Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency (Agency Management Committee) and a Director of Ambulance Victoria.