Team oriented, litigation attorney with extensive experience in the defense of medical negligence claims. Communicate clearly and effectively with risk, claims and clinical personnel. Counsel clients on risk and liability mitigation strategies, case resolution and emerging areas of potential liability.
Forty Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch (2014)
Chicago Healthcare Risk Management Society (CHRMS) Executive Board Member, Co-Chair Program Committee, 2016-2018
Illinois State Bar Association
ASHRM Advocacy Task Force, 2017-2019 term
American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Member
Book Chapter: Cischke, SA, Pavkovic, S. Principles for Strategic Discovery, in "Risk Management and Patient Safety," edited by Barbara J. Youngberg Chapter 16, 2011.
Using the ACA to Mitigate Damages, ISMIE Claims Meeting, February 2017.
Electronic Medical Records, Metadata and More: The Unique Malpractice Risks Inherent in a Paperless World and Strategies Witness Preparation: Combating and Defeating the Reptile Theory. ACI: Medical Malpractice Catastrophic Injury Conference, Philadelphia, February 2016.
E-Discovery in medical Litigation CHRMS Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 2015.
EMRs: Friend or Foe? American Association of Clinical Urologists, State Advocacy Conference, Chicago, August 2015.
Maximizing Quality and Safety: Minimizing Risk 2015 UHC Joint Counsel Meeting, Chicago, April 2015.
E-Discovery in Medical Litigation: Litigation Holds in the Era of Digital Health Kentucky Hospital Association, Louisville, 2014.
EHR's and Litigation: Friend or Foe? Lorman Education Services 2013-2014.
Anatomy of an EHR Lawsuit ISMIE/ISMIS EHR Day, 2013.
The Impact of the Electronic Medical Record in Medical Negligence Cases Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago - Grand Rounds 2013.
ISMIE EHR Conference Series, 2012.
When EHR's Meet Malpractice Suits AHIMA Legal EHR Summit, 2011.
Maximizing Efficiency and Reducing Costs in Litigation CHRMS Annual Meeting, 2009.
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