Super Lawyers Honors 13 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys

PHOENIX – (April 7, 2022) – Coppersmith Brockelman, a prominent Phoenix-based business law firm, announced today that 13 of its 21 attorneys have been recognized in Super Lawyers’ 2022 edition, with Keith Beauchamp and John DeWulf making the Top 50 Arizona Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers honors accomplished attorneys in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Attorneys from Coppersmith Brockelman who received the 2022 honor are: Keith Beauchamp – Business Litigation (recognized since 2007; Top 50 Arizona Super Lawyers in 2022 and 2011) Scott Bennett – Health Care (recognized since 2018); Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business Litigation (2012-2013) Kent Brockelman – Employment & Labor...

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John DeWulf and Kristen Rosati Repeat as AzBusiness Top 100 Lawyers

When AzBusiness published its 2022 list of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, both John DeWulf and Kristen Rosati were included. Both have made the list multiple times:  John for seven years and Kristen for six. Highlighting top-performing attorneys in the state, the annual list recognizes lawyers who have had an impact on their law firm, the communities they serve and the legal profession as a whole. AzBusiness’ editorial team and industry experts choose John, Kristen and the other top 100 attorneys from a pool of more than 1,000 candidates. Selections are based on the lawyers’ professional success and ratings. John is highly regarded among clients and colleagues for his successful commercial litigation practice, where he handles complex trials, hearings and other matters before state and federal...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Interprets New Arizona Genetic Testing Consumer Protection Law for DataGuidance

Following the effective date of a new Arizona genetic testing law, Kristen Rosati explained how the law protects consumers’ private information provided to direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies for DataGuidance. Asked to comment on the new law, Kristen said it requires companies provide a prominent, public privacy notice about the company’s data practices. Kristen explained the new law also requires four forms of consent to indicate what can be done with customers’ genetic data.  Kristen emphasized the new law has limited impact on health care organizations and clinical laboratories providing treatment and organizations engaged in medical research. Kristen explained: "this is a good development - and one I understand was supported by direct-to-consumer testing companies - because it assures individuals that their most private information will be...

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Educates Attorneys About Data De-Identification in 2021 Health Law Handbook

To help practicing lawyers understand noteworthy developments in health law from the last year, Thomson Reuters turned to Kristen Rosati to cover data de-identification in its 2021 Health Law Handbook. Kristen is one of four attorneys selected to provide analysis for the data management section. Kristen’s chapter, “Coping with Evolving Standards of Data De-Identification,” outlines the diverging federal and state requirements for how to de-identify data and whether individual consent will be required to use or disclose de-identified data. Additionally, she covers the downstream contractual protections and good data stewardship needed to comply with these standards and closes with a proposal for Congress to amend HIPAA to prohibit re-identification of de-identified health information. 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© and Phoenix Health Care “Lawyer of the Year,”...

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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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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Although health care lawyers are used to a quickly changing regulatory landscape, the past year was exceptional. At the American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) Annual Meeting, Kristen Rosati outlined the field’s most important developments and impacts. A past president of AHLA, recently elected Fellow and nationally recognized leader in health information privacy and security, Kristen covered a variety of topics during the presentation, including: The Biden Administration’s efforts to enforce and expand the Affordable Care Act Groundbreaking Supreme Court decisions on health care reform COVID-related legislation and claims Information blocking and interoperability HIPAA enforcement and data breaches NIH conflicts of interest and foreign influence Drug pricing developments Kristen has served in numerous leadership positions, including president of AHLA from 2013-2014. She is also considered one of the...

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