University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1970
Law School Attended:
Temple University, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975, Pennsylvania; 2004, Washington; 1982, District of Columbia; 1986, California
Washington State Bar Association; The District of Columbia Bar; State Bar of California; Fellow, American Healthcare Lawyers Association.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1948
O'Bannon v. Town Court Nursing Center, 424 U.S. 773 (1980) (agency counsel); Town Court Nursing Center v. Beal, 586 r.2d (3d Cir. 1978), 586 f.2d 280 l3d Cir. 1978) (lead counsel) (provider decertification and transfer trauma); Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, 109 S. Ct. 468 (1988) (brief amicus curiae on behalf of American Hospital Association) (retroactive rulemaking); County of Los Angeles v. Sullivan, 969 F.2d 735 (9th Cir. 1982) (Medicare ancillary services payment); Swedish Hospital Corporation v. Shalala. 1 f.3d 1261 (D.C. Cir. 1993) (attorney's fees in class action); St. Agnes Hospital v. Bowen, 905 F.2d 1563 (DC Cir. 1989) (interest on Medicare reimbursement appeals); Beverly Hospital v. Bowen, 872 F2d 483 (D.C. Cir. 1989) (national class actions; hospital photocopying costs for peer review organizations); State of Oregon v. Bowen, 854 F.2d 346 (9th Cir. 1988) (Medicare Cost report reopening); Mt. Diablo Hospital District v. Bowen, 860 F.2d 951 (9th Cir. 1988) (Medicare TEFRA bonuses); Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center v. Bowen, 815 F.2d 1435 (11th Cir. 1987) (self-disallowance of Medicare claims; retroactive effect of revised Medicare malpractice rule); St. James Hospital v. Heckler, 760 F.2d 1460 (7th Cir. 1995); Bedford County Memorial Hospital v. DHS, 769 F.2d 1017 (4th Cir. 1985) (validity of Medicare malpractice rule).