Best Lawyers® Recognizes 17 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys

Best Lawyers® recognized 17 of our 20 attorneys for exceptional work in 19 categories. Out of the 17, 16 were honored as Best Lawyers®, with Marki Stewart recognized for the first time. Additionally, Kristen Yost was lauded as “One to Watch” — a designation given to attorneys who display professional excellence early in their careers. The Best Lawyers in America© is the longest-running peer-review publication in the legal profession. Each year, Best Lawyers conducts comprehensive surveys of tens of thousands of lawyers who confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Based on the results of these surveys, the publication designates the year’s leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Firm attorneys recognized in the 2022 edition are: 2022 Best Lawyers Keith Beauchamp: Commercial Litigation; Legal...

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Kathy Steadman Shares Benefits Experience at Treatment Center Investment & Valuation Retreat

Every year, the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare tackles big issues in the industry. This year was no different as Kathy Steadman was called upon to join an esteemed panel at the Treatment Center Investment & Valuation Retreat held Dec. 5-7 in Scottsdale. Sitting in front of an audience of owners and senior executives from the addiction treatment and recovery community, Kathy and the panel discussed new business opportunities that have arisen as behavioral health, especially addiction treatment, has become more mainstream and necessary. Moderated by the Director of IABH Doug Edwards, the panel tackled the many ethical challenges facing owners, operations, and investors involved with or looking to become part of multifaceted behavioral health solutions. Similarly, they also provided context about the complex interaction...

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Kathy Steadman Breaks Down Self-Insurance for Az Business Magazine

In the latest issue of Az Business, Kathy Steadman shares her expertise on a growing trend among small and midsized businesses – the move to self-insure healthcare amid rising costs with traditional insurance. Kathy, who leads the firm’s employee benefits practice group, explains how self-insurance works as well as the role stop-loss insurance can play. Read the full article here. Kathy primarily practices in the areas of employee benefits, public pension, insurance and other regulatory matters. She routinely represents and counsels clients in their dealings with Arizona regulatory agencies, including the Arizona Department of Insurance and the Arizona Department of Health Services. She counsels clients in connection with compliance matters under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act...

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