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October 2023

Raleigh Managing Partner Allison Becker Named Co-Chair of GRSM Healthcare Practice Group

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Raleigh Managing Partner Allison J. Becker has been named Co-Chair of the firm's Healthcare practice group. She joins Bay Area Assistant Managing Partner Lindsey M. Romano in this shared leadership role. 

"Allison is a tireless worker who has proven to be a real asset since joining the Healthcare practice group," said Denver Partner Thomas B. Quinn, former Co-Chair of the Healthcare practice group, announcing this elevation. "Allison and Lindsey, with a bicoastal presence, will further strengthen our Healthcare group across our 50-state platform"

GRSM's national Healthcare practice group focuses on trial and litigation and also assists in compliance, regulatory, and transactions. The Healthcare team represents and advises general and specialty hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, acute psychiatric hospitals, residential behavioral health facilities, and other healthcare providers. The group's experience includes malpractice, elder abuse, contract, class action, fraud, compliance, reimbursement, False Claims Act, and HIPAA matters. GRSM lawyers have notable experience in successfully defending physicians in medical malpractice lawsuits, state licensing, grievance, and disciplinary proceedings.

Ms. Becker is a thought leader in the healthcare industry, frequently speaking at industry conferences and authoring publications on healthcare and correctional care matters. Her healthcare practice involves defending providers against all manner of claims—including claims of catastrophic injury, constitutional violations, and wrongful death—in all stages of litigation, from pre-suit evaluation to appeals. In addition, Ms. Becker represents her healthcare clients before medical, dental, nursing, and mental health licensing boards. She also has extensive experience defending correctional medical, dental, and mental health providers across the country against Section 1983 deliberate indifference claims. Ms. Becker has tried cases in North Carolina and Virginia and argued before the North Carolina Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

To learn more about the capabilities of the GRSM Healthcare practice group, please click here.

Allison J. Becker
Thomas B. Quinn
Lindsey M. Romano