Speakers

Michael P. Abate

Partner
Kaplan Johnson Abate & Bird LLP (Louisville, KY)

Mark Abernathy

Managing Director
Berkeley Research Group (Tampa, FL)

Sara Anthony

Senior Associate General Counsel
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

Rania M. Basha

Senior Legal Counsel
Humana (Louisville, KY)

Jennifer A.L. Battle

Partner
Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP (Columbus, OH)

Norman Beck

Divisional Vice President, Senior Litigation Counsel
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (Chicago, IL)

Mark Bina

Partner
Quarles & Brady LLP (Chicago, IL)

Kari Bomash

Associate General Counsel, Law Department
Medica Health Plans (Saint Paul, MN)

Jessica Chapman

Litigation Counsel
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (Baton Rouge, LA)

Mary Beth Edwards

Senior Managing Director
Ankura (Washington, D.C.)

John T. Fogarty

Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

Jeffrey D. Grossman

Partner
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

Matthew A. Heinle

General Counsel
Mercy Medical Center (Canton, OH)

Jonathan M. Herman

Managing Member
Herman Law Firm (Dallas, TX)

Kirstin B. Ives

Partner and Chair of Healthcare Litigation Practice
Falkenberg Ives LLP (Chicago, IL)

Colin R. Jennings

Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (Cleveland, OH)

Jason Daniel Joffe

Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP (Miami/West Palm Beach, FL)

Cavender C. (“Chris”) Kimble

Partner
Balch & Bingham LLP (Birmingham, AL)

Jamie R. Kurtz

Principal
Robins Kaplan LLP (Minneapolis, MN)

Michael W. Lieberman

Partner
Crowell & Moring (Washington, DC)

Elizabeth Monohan

Assistant General Counsel
Humana (Louisville, KY)

Peter J. Mucchetti

Chief, Healthcare and Consumer Products Section
Antitrust Division
DOJ (Washington, D.C.)

Julie Nielsen

Managing Director
Berkeley Research Group (Tampa, FL)

Lou Patalano

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel
BCBSNC (Durham, NC)

Jon Rose

Senior Litigation Counsel
HCA (Nashville, TN)

Suzette Schommer

AVP, Assistant General Counsel – Litigation
Prime Therapeutics (Bloomington, MN)

Geoffrey M. Sigler

Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (Washington, DC)

Amy M. Stewart

Partner
Stewart Law Group PLLC (Dallas, TX)

Jaime Stilson

Partner
Dorsey & Whitney LLP (Minneapolis, MN)

Thomas J. Sullivan

Partner
Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (Philadelphia, PA)

Thomas Vecchio

Senior Managing Counsel - Federal Regulatory
Cigna (Philadelphia, PA)

Amanda L. Waesch

Partner
Brennan, Manna & Diamond (Akron, OH)

Christine L. White

Vice President, Office of Legal Affairs
Northwell Health, Inc. (New Hyde Park, NY)

Pamela C. Williams

Senior Vice President & Counsel, Litigation
Anthem, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN)

Co-CHAIRS:

Thomas Vecchio

Senior Managing Counsel - Federal Regulatory
Cigna (Philadelphia, PA)