Mr. Hammer is responsible for the organization and management of legal and government relations, focusing on corporate law, integrated delivery systems, complex transactions, antitrust, tax, and health policy.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the America Health Lawyers Association and was named an AHLA Charter Fellow in 2005. Mr. Hammer currently serves on the Emeritus Alumni Board of the University of Utah and has been an adjunct professor for both the University of Utah School of Medicine and Brigham Young University Marriott Graduate School of Management.

He received his juris doctor with an emphasis in health services research from the University of Utah after completing a master's in public health from the University of Michigan.