Clark Hill Attorneys Joseph Friedman, Neda M. Ryan, Elizabeth Collura and Jeremy D. Bowen Published in The Health Lawyer

Dec 12, 2014

Pittsburgh, PA – Clark Hill attorneys Joseph Friedman, Neda M. Ryan, Elizabeth Collura and Jeremy D. Bowen co-published an article titled, “A Crystal Ball: Managed Care Litigation in Light of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” in the American Bar Association’s The Health Lawyer.

The article discusses the litigation arising out of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 in March 2010.

Friedman is Leader of the firm's Managed Care Litigation practice group. He has extensive trial and litigation experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts. He has more than 35 years’ experience counseling and litigating on behalf of clients in the health insurance industry. He has tried antitrust, ERISA, intellectual property, trade secret, health care, insurance industry, bankruptcy, employment, and commercial litigation cases. Joseph has also represented clients in RICO, class action and public finance-related matters.

Ryan practices in all areas of health care law, assisting clients with transactional and corporate matters; health care litigation matters; providing counsel regarding compliance, fraud and abuse, and reimbursement matters; and representing providers and suppliers in third party payor audit appeals. Specifically, Neda devotes a portion of her practice to counseling healthcare billing and management companies on matters affecting their business practices as well as physician group practices.

Collura is a Senior Attorney in the Commercial and Corporate Litigation Practice Group, representing clients in federal and state courts, as well as various alternative dispute resolution forums. She handles cases involving civil rights, negligence, breach of contract, and products liability through all phases of litigation and appeal. Collura’s experience also includes representing healthcare insurers, third party administrators, and managed care organizations in litigation of contractual and business disputes.

Bowen is a member of Clark Hill’s Health Care Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on providing legal services to the health care industry. Bowen handles both transactional and litigation matters. His emphasis is on compliance and enforcement issues such as federal and state fraud and abuse laws, bioethics, HIPAA, FDA and FTC regulations. He also negotiates and drafts various agreements, including business and employment agreements for business owners, executive boards, hospitals, health care providers, independent contractors, business associates, and other health care clients.

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