Coppersmith Brockelman Promotes Telemedicine Specialist Marki Stewart to Partner

Coppersmith Brockelman Promotes Telemedicine Specialist Marki Stewart to Partner

Coppersmith Brockelman is thrilled to announce its newest partner, Marki Stewart. “Principles that guide us here are simple: practice at the highest level of the profession; think creatively; find practical solutions; always do the right thing, build community, and maintain a sense of humor.  Marki has done all of this and more, and we are grateful that she is joining the partnership,” said Keith Beauchamp, chair of the firm’s governance committee. Telemedicine exploded in popularity during the pandemic but creates a variety of legal challenges for health care providers and other organizations looking to harness its benefits. Well versed in licensing, reimbursement, credentialing, and security issues surrounding telemedicine, Marki Stewart has been invaluable since joining the firm in 2019. “Coppersmith Brockelman’s nationally acclaimed health care practice worked...

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Coppersmith Brockelman Launches its Information Blocking Toolkit for Health Care Providers

As health care providers are hit with more and more regulatory changes, legal, compliance and privacy personnel are struggling to keep up. Coppersmith Brockelman PLC offers some relief! Coppersmith Brockelman just released its Information Blocking Rule Toolkit for Health Care Providers (“Toolkit”). The Toolkit provides practical guidance, regulatory crosswalks, template documents and educational materials to help providers get started on an information blocking compliance program to meet the April 5, 2021 deadline. The Toolkit includes: “Information Blocking FAQs: What health care providers need to know about information blocking compliance”A “Checklist for Health Care Providers: How to Create and Implement an Information Blocking Rule Compliance Action Plan”A template “No Information Blocking Policy”A guidance document for “Updating HIPAA Policies and Procedures for Information Blocking Rule Compliance,” which includes a checklist...

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Coppersmith Brockelman Reflects on 25 Years of Making a Mark on Arizona, National Law

Coppersmith Brockelman Reflects on 25 Years of Making a Mark on Arizona, National Law

Twenty-five years ago, longtime friends Sam Coppersmith and Andy Gordon started working together out of Sam’s spare bedroom before hanging a shingle out of a little office on East Indian School Road a few months later. They wanted to create a different kind of law firm, but they had no idea just how much of a mark they would make locally and nationally. Fast forward to 2020 from a downtown Phoenix high-rise. The firm has become an undeniable force in Arizona, consistently earning accolades for outstanding legal work across eleven practice areas, including commercial litigation, employment law, political and election law, and health care law. In fact, numerous attorneys are routinely lauded by Chambers USA and more than half of the attorneys are peer recognized by...

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Erin Dunlap Educates Healthcare Risk Management Readers on HIPAA Requirements and Most Critical Compliance Steps

Data Privacy Expert Erin Dunlap Joins Coppersmith Brockelman

We are thrilled to announce that Erin Dunlap, a top-notch data privacy lawyer who has served the firm as an affiliate attorney since 2017, has at last succumbed to our pleas that she join us in a more formal capacity and has accepted an Of Counsel position with the firm.  Erin is a key player in our nationally recognized health care and data privacy and security practice areas. For over a decade, she has advised clients in the health care industry on data privacy and security issues under HIPAA, 42 C.F.R. Part 2, state privacy laws, TCPA, CAN-SPAM and Section 5 of the FTC Act. Before that, she was a successful health care litigator, representing clients in federal and state courts and before arbitrators, government agencies...

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Phoenix Business Journal Recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman Among the Valley’s Top Employment Law Practices

Phoenix Business Journal Recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman Among 2020 Top Law Firms

For the fifth consecutive year, the Phoenix Business Journal recognized Coppersmith Brockelman as one of the top 80 law firms in the Phoenix area. This ranking is part of the Business Journal’s weekly listing of top companies in a variety of industries and its annual Book of Lists that details the top companies in Phoenix.  Firms were ranked by the number of local attorneys, with Coppersmith Brockelman taking the No. 43 spot. The firm has received numerous accolades for its expertise and high level of service from the Business Journal and other industry publications, including Chambers USA and Southwest Super Lawyers. The firm is also consistently honored in Best Lawyers’® annual list of the Best Law Firms in the state and the nation. View the Business Journal ranking here. ...

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Jill Chasson Highlights Need for Anti-Harassment, Conflict of Interest Policies in Arizona Capitol Times

Az Business Taps Jill Chasson to Break Down New Overtime Rule, Share Tips for Implementation

Employment attorney Jill Chasson explained the new overtime rule and shared how business owners and executives can prepare before it goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020 in an article for Az Business. Jill discussed how the new rule updates the salary threshold for employees who are classified as exempt from the minimum wage and the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime requirements. She suggested that employers review compensation for all exempt employees to determine who is being paid less than the new minimum salary, consider increasing certain employees’ pay to above the salary threshold, and consider transitioning non-exempt employees to hourly pay to better track overtime.  Jill provides practical advice to employers regarding compliance with the many federal and state laws that govern the workplace and regularly provides training for supervisors...

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