Barley Snyder Welcomes New Partner to the Litigation and Health Law Groups

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Barley Snyder Welcomes New Partner to the Litigation and Health Law Groups

Press Release Date: 05/20/2011

By: Lauralee B. Baker
Related Practice Area: Litigation

Barley Snyder LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Lauralee B. Baker. Lauralee will join the firm as a partner and will become a member of the Litigation and Health Law groups.

Lauralee was a partner at Margolis Edelstein and its predecessors in Harrisburg for 20 years. She represents health care providers such as hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice defense litigation and before regulatory agencies. In her 20 years of practice she has tried nearly 40 jury cases to verdict with the vast majority concluded in favor of her client.

Lauralee brings a unique perspective to her health care and litigation trial practice as she has a medical background with both a RN and BS in nursing. She counsels her health care clients in compliance, assisting them with the minimization of risk and exposure to liability.  Lauralee is well versed in regulations and current issues facing the health care industry and has spoken on issues such as informed consent, health care risk management and electronic medical records.

According to Barley Snyder’s Managing Partner, Tim Dietrich, “The addition of Lauralee Baker will serve to strengthen our healthcare litigation and regulatory practice. She is widely respected for her work in counseling and defending health care providers in today’s challenging conditions. The firm looks forward to her contributions.”

Barley Snyder LLC is a Central Pennsylvania law firm with 65 attorneys in 5 offices throughout the region. The firm serves businesses and individual clients in all major areas of civil law, including business and corporate law, litigation, taxation, labor, employment, employee benefits, workers’ compensation and immigration, environmental law, banking, securities, municipal law, real estate, trusts and estates law and family law. The firm’s offices are located in Lancaster, York, Reading, Hanover, and Berwyn. For more information about the firm and its attorneys, please visit www.barley.com.