|University ||Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1996|
|Law School||Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D., 2002|
|Admitted||2002, Pennsylvania; 2013, U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit; 2003, New Jersey; 2002, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania|
Associations & Memberships
•Barristers' Association of Philadelphia
•Pennsylvania Bar Association, Women in the Profession Commission
•Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel
•Philadelphia Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division
Rasheen is a member of the Health Care Department, where she concentrates her practice on defending medical malpractice, nursing home liability and premises liability matters. Rasheen litigates cases before state and federal courts and various dispute resolution forums on behalf of hospitals, health systems, prison health care management companies, long-term care and rehabilitation facilities, psychiatric facilities, human services organizations and medical professionals. She also represented the SPCA in a publicized case involving euthanasia and animal rights.
A 2002 graduate of the Beasley School of Law of Temple University, Rasheen was a participant in the summer associate program at Marshall Dennehey that same year, and she continued on full-time with the firm following the conclusion of the program. She currently serves on the firm's Human Resources Committee, and previously served on the Attorney Orientation committee.
Rasheen received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in risk management and insurance from Temple University in 1996. During her undergraduate career, she was a member of the Society of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science, and the Risk and Insurance Management Society. Rasheen worked as an underwriter for American International Companies and later for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
In addition to her professional practice at Marshall Dennehey, Rasheen has also provided volunteer legal services for several community groups. She served on the board of the Philadelphia AIDS Law Project for four years and also as the vice president of the board of directors for Center in the Park, a non-profit community center primarily focused on the needs of older people. In addition, she served a one-year term on the Patient Life-Sustaining Wishes Advisory Committee for the Department of Health.
Honors & Awards
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2007-2008, 2010-2013
Year Joined Organization
•Tort Law Update, Pennsylvania Bar Association, September 2013
•Updates in Nursing Home Litigation, CLE Down the Shore: Tort Law Update, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 15, 2013
•HIPAA/HITECH and Discovery Issues, 2012
• Never Events; Medicare/Medicaid Reporting and Its Effects on Medical Record Documentation, County Commissioner's Association of Pennsylvania, Training Seminar/Medical Update, August 2009
•Panelist, Democratic Race, WCAU-TV (NBC): Live at Issue, April 2008
•Preparing Witnesses to Testify: Tips and Techniques to Win Your Case, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, January 2007
The Potential Watering Down of County Immunities and the Impact of Federal Legislation on Nursing Homes
Defense Digest Article • June 2, 2011
Pennsylvania - Long-Term Care, KEY POINTS:The court found that the statutory provisions of the Federal Nursing Homes Reforms Amendments Act met the requirements for conferring individual rights enforceable under 42 USC 1983.The court stressed that actions for..., Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2011
|Reported Cases||Published Works: The Potential Watering Down of County Immunities and the Impact of Federal Legislation on Nursing Homes, Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2011; To Get It Right, Get It In Writing, Defense Digest, Vol. 11, No. 1, March 2005|
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