Baker Donelson Grows Health Litigation Practice with Addition of Theresa Concepcion and Amanda Wilson Speier

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BALTIMORE, MD and ATLANTA, GA—Baker Donelson has added Theresa Concepcion and Amanda Wilson Speier to the Firm’s Health Care Litigation Group as of counsel in the Baltimore and Atlanta offices, respectively.

Focusing her practice on health care litigation, Ms. Concepcion represents owners, managers, and operators of skilled nursing facilities in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, and Florida. She handles all phases of complex litigation, also utilizing her prior in-house experience and knowledge of governance and regulatory matters gained as vice president and assistant general counsel at JP Morgan Chase. She also previously practiced law at some of the largest law firms in the country, representing Fortune 100 companies in breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty matters.

Ms. Concepcion, who most recently was a partner at Nathan & Kamionski LLP, received her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Montclair State University.

Ms. Speier represents clients in matters involving professional liability defense, general liability, contract and billing disputes, and premise liability defense. Her health care entity and medical provider clients include hospitals, long-term care facilities, nurses, physicians, physical therapists, mid-level providers, radiology technicians, and pharmacists. She also advises providers in responding to complaints and investigations by state licensing boards. In addition, she counsels corporate clients on risk mitigation strategies, compliance with document retention and preservation issues, responses to inquiries pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, peer review and medical review committee privileges, and HIPAA and EMTALA issues. Her experience includes defending business tort and contract disputes, complex insurance issues, ERISA claims, RICO claims, and claims involving medical devices.

Ms. Speier, who came to Baker Donelson from Taylor English Duma LLP, received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Tulane University.

In addition to Ms. Concepcion and Ms. Speier, Baker Donelson’s Health Care Litigation Group added Catherine F. Wrenn, who joined the Firm earlier this month as part of its newly launched Charleston, South Carolina, location.

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