BOSTON (PRWEB) March 18, 2015
Jessica L. Parker-Battle, a health care law attorney in Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office, was selected as an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. She will be honored for her contributions to the legal community at the annual Excellence in the Law event May 14, 2015.
Parker-Battle focuses her practice on health care law, corporate compliance, government and internal investigations, and other complex civil litigation matters. She advises and represents health care clients, including hospitals, retail and specialty pharmacies, group purchasing organizations, long-term care providers, physician groups, and pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers under state and federal laws relating to False Claims Acts, health care fraud and abuse, Medicare, Medicaid, third-party reimbursement programs, false claims laws and regulations, STARK law, anti-kickback laws, off-labeling marketing, qui tam suits, pricing, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other investigation and enforcement matters involving government entities. She currently serves as the vice chair of the ABA Health Law Section’s Membership Committee. Prior to joining the Greenberg Traurig, Parker-Battle served as an assistant attorney general for the State of Texas in the Civil Medicaid Fraud Division.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Parker-Battle is an advocate and advisor to others. She is an active member of the Western Avenue Baptist Church where she mentors youth and college women and volunteers in the young adult and music ministries. She is also a board member of the Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children, Inc., which strives to improve Massachusetts’ delivery system for early education and care so that more young children from low-income families and communities enter kindergarten ready to learn.
The Excellence in the Law event celebrates distinguished professionals throughout the legal community in the following categories: Up & Coming Lawyers, Excellence in Pro Bono, Marketing, Firm Administration, and Operations. The Massachusetts Bar Association, co-host of the event, will also recognize honorees in the Judicial Excellence and Excellence in Legal Journalism categories.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 60 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, governmental affairs, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.