BOSTON (PRWEB) July 27, 2015
For the second consecutive year, Jessica L. Parker-Battle, a health law attorney in Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office, was appointed vice chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section’s Membership Committee. Her second term begins Sept. 1, 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 Greenberg Traurig, Parker-Battle served as an assistant attorney general for the State of Texas in the Civil Medicaid Fraud Division.
The ABA’s Health Law Section is solely focused on the myriad issues involved in health law. Its 9,600 members from across the United States represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers, teaching and research organizations, managed care organizations and other third-party payors, pharmaceutical companies, and device manufacturers. In addition, members work in governmental health care programs, federal and state regulatory bodies, and the academic community.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 65 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, energy, governmental affairs, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate and securities. 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 2015 BTI Brand Elite and among the most “Tech Savvy.” It was on the 2013-2015 BTI Client Service 30 listings of firms “most recognized by clients for providing excellent client service,” and one of the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard “Power Elite,” based on the nature and strength of its client relationships. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.