Co-Chairs

Archana Rajendra

Senior Counsel
Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plan of Michigan (Detroit, MI)

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs

July 23, 2020 9:00 am

Ray Walker

Managing Counsel – Litigation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (Richardson, TX)

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs

July 23, 2020 9:00 am

Speakers

Sarah Oxenham Allen

Chair, Antitrust Taskforce
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
Antitrust Unit Manager
Office of the Virginia Attorney General (Richmond, VA)

Danielle Asaad

Partner
Squire Patton Boggs LLP (Cleveland, OH)

Michael H. Bernstein

Partner
Robinson & Cole LLP (New York, NY)

Gregory A. Brodek

Partner
Duane Morris LLP (Bangor, ME)

Eliot M. Burriss

Partner
Holland & Knight LLP (Dallas, TX)

Managing Disputes Involving PBMs

July 23, 2020 4:15 pm

James Cash

Senior Counsel, Litigation and Government Investigations Group
Humana (Louisville, KY)

Andrew Cookingham

Partner
Thompson & Knight LLP (Dallas, TX)

Mike Cowie

Partner
Dechert LLP (Washington, DC)

Tara Dwyer

Member
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. (Washington, DC)

Jacob T. Elberg

Former Federal Prosecutor; Professor
Seton Hall School of Law (Newark, NJ)

Kevin D. Feder

Partner
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (Washington, DC)

Amanda L. Genovese

Counsel
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (New York, NY)

Elliot K. Gordon

Arbitrator/Mediator
JAMS (Los Angeles, CA)

Jonathan Herman

Managing Member
Herman Law Firm (Dallas, TX)

Gerry Hinkley

Partner & Co-Chair, Health Care Industry Team
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

Leigh Anne Hodge

Partner
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (Birmingham, AL)

Managing Disputes Involving PBMs

July 23, 2020 4:15 pm

Kirstin B. Ives

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

Jerome Kearns

Director of Regulatory Compliance, Medicaid and Medicare Compliance Officer
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Newark, NJ)

Michael S. Kolber

Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP (New York, NY)

Michael M. Maddigan

Managing Partner
Hogan Lovells (Los Angeles, CA)

J. Gabriel McGlamery

Senior Health Care Policy Consultant
Florida Blue Center for Health Policy (Jacksonville, FL)

Joel A. Mintzer

Deputy General Counsel
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Eagan, MN)

Peter J. Mucchetti

Partner
Clifford Chance (Washington, DC)

Kirk J. Nahra

Partner and Co-Chair, Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice
WilmerHale (Washington, DC)

Maren R. Norton

Partner
Stoel Rives LLP (Seattle, WA)

Lou Patalano

Chief Legal Officer
Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health (Norfolk, VA)

Adam J. Petitt

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

John C. Richter

Partner
King & Spalding (Washington, DC)

Greg Russo

Managing Director
Berkeley Research Group (Washington, DC)

Amanda G. Schreiber

Associate Senior Counsel
Cigna (Hartford, CT)

Myra C. Selby

Partner
Ice Miller Legal Counsel (Indianapolis, IN)

Geoffrey M. Sigler

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

Michelle M. Skipper

Vice President
American Arbitration Association (Charlotte, NC)

Katherine Strahan

Partner
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP (Houston, TX)

Thomas J. Sullivan

Partner
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

Ursula A. Taylor

Member
Strategic Health Law (Chicago, IL)
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Matthew R. Varzally

Senior Associate General Counsel - Recovery
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
(Richardson, TX)

Linda A. Wawzenski

Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief, Civil Division
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois (Chicago, IL)

Stuart M. Widman

Arbitrator
Widman Law Offices, LLC (Chicago, IL)