Attorney’s Appointment to National Medicare Set-Aside Board Shines Spotlight on Leading Civil Litigation Firm in Minneapolis

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New director from O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl pledges to advocate for better Medicare legislation

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This new role gives the firm national exposure in this specialized and complex practice area.

An attorney with one of Minnesota’s top civil litigation firms, the Minneapolis law firm of O’Meara, Leer, Wagner and Kohl, announced the appointment today to a national Medicare set-aside board—a move that Firm leaders say will significantly benefit clients. Firm Attorney Allison Haley is one of three newly-elected board directors for the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP). The nonprofit educates Medicare professionals, advocates for a more efficient and effective Medicare Secondary Payer process in Washington, participates in the federal rule-making process and helps draft Medicare-related legislation. The law firm of O’Meara, Leer, Wagner and Kohl was founded 40 years ago, gaining a national reputation for its enviable track record in business, commercial, education, workers’ compensation and insurance-related litigation.

“Allison Haley’s three-year appointment is a prestigious one and well deserved,” said Shamus O’Meara, Managing Shareholder for the Firm. “This new role gives the firm national exposure in this specialized and complex practice area.”

Haley was chosen among seven candidates from around the country being considered by the Alliance’s national membership for its Board of Directors. “It’s very exciting,” Haley said. “We’re going to generate effective legislation and help guide the federal rule-making process.” Haley’s appointment begins next week at NAMSAP’s national conference in Las Vegas, where she will also serve as a presenter. Haley has been a member of NAMSAP since 2007, and has served as the chair of the organization’s legislative committee.

Allison R. Haley, Attorney—Allison Haley concentrates her civil litigation practice in the areas of Medicare Secondary Payer Act Compliance, general liability litigation, and workers’ compensation. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and Minnesota Women Lawyers. Haley joined O’Meara, Leer Wagner & Kohl in 2005 as a law clerk and graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School in May of 2006.    

About O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A. Since its founding in 1973, O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A. has achieved a strong national reputation for trial success and its handling of high profile legal matters, and has a deep tradition of community involvement. Based in Minneapolis, the firm of 60 employees and 23 attorneys serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses, local governments and insurance companies. The firm is listed in Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys, The Insurance Bar, and by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. with the highest rating for professional legal ability and faithful adherence to ethical standards, professional reliability and diligence. For more information, call 952-806-0442 or go to: To schedule interviews, contact media liaison Robb Leer at 612.701.0608.


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