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Hastings College of Law, University of California
San Francisco, California
J.D., May 1978

California Bar Admission, 1978
New York Bar Admission, 1980

United States International University, San Diego; England.
B.A., Political Science, English, 1971


February 2013 – Present
Cohen & Lord, a Professional Corporation

Of Counsel
Heath care litigation, administrative appeals, fraud and abuse (Medicare, Medicaid and Workers’ Compensation); medical staff credentialing; HIPAA and other privacy issues; antitrust counseling; compliance programs; labor relations; and contractual relationships.

Rated “A®V®” by Martindale Hubble;® Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Health and Administrative Law, 2007 - 2015 (Lawyer of the Year, 2014, 2015), Super Lawyers,
2010 - 2015.

1990 - Present
John D. Harwell, Attorney at Law

As above and Hearing Officer in medical staff hearings.
1987 to 1990
Hirschtick, Chenen, Lemon & Curtis

Shareholder, Managing Director.
1981 to 1987
Memel, Jacobs, Pierno, Gersh & Ellsworth

Partner, Litigation; Health Departments

1978 to 1981
Breed, Abbott & Morgan

Associate, Antitrust Department

1977 to 1978
Law Clerk to Honorable Wiley W. Manuel, Associate Justice, California Supreme Court

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