Defense counsel for physicians and hospitals for 30 years in an eight (8) county area in Southeastern Ohio; trial counsel and risk management advisor to Genesis HealthCare System, Zanesville, Ohio; general counsel and risk management advisor to Quality Care Partners, Zanesville, Ohio; general counsel to numerous physician groups and individual physicians; frequent lecturer to nursing and physician  groups on various  topics, including litigation, fraud  and abuse, risk management,  and other  related  topics.  Defense counsel for The Medical Protective Company for 30 years.




  • Ohio


  • Ohio Northern University School of Law
  • Bowling Green State University
  • London School of Economics

Prior Law Firm Experience

  • Micheli Baldwin Mortimer McLendon & Whitacre , LLP