Jodi B. Laurence and
Melissa Goldman have joined
Baker Donelson's Fort Lauderdale office as members of the
Baker Ober Health Law Group.
"Jodi and Melissa are respected attorneys in the state and bring a wealth of health law experience to our Florida team, strengthening our position in the region and enhancing our capabilities to offer excellent client service," said
James M. Talley, managing shareholder of Baker Donelson's Fort Lauderdale and Orlando offices.
Ms. Laurence joins the firm as a shareholder with a primary focus on health care regulatory issues including corporate compliance and fraud and abuse. She also has experience in the formation and structuring of health care companies and providers, mergers and acquisitions, contracting, corporate compliance and fraud and abuse issues. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Ms. Laurence served as general counsel for several large hospitals and health systems. Ms. Laurence is a
Florida Board Certified Health Law attorney, has organized and lectured at the
Health Law Certification Review Course for more than 15 years, currently serves on
The Florida Bar Health Law Executive Council and is an adjunct professor at the
University of Miami Law School, her alma mater, where she teaches Health Law.