Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. is a national litigation law firm, handling all lines of subrogation, including workers’ compensation, property and casualty, auto, health, disability, product liability, construction defect, and cargo claims. Our National Subrogation Recovery Program has served the subrogation needs of over 250 insurance carriers, TPAs, and self-insured entities resulting in over $1 billion in recoveries and credits since 1983. Our website contains a plethora of free subrogation resource tools, charts, articles, and webinars to assist the subrogation professional. In addition, we specialize in defending health insurers and self-insured employers nationwide involving medical provider billing disputes, as well as denial of benefit and bad faith claims.
Since 1957, Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney has been committed to protecting our clients and providing exceptional representation. Our attorneys possess extensive litigation and appellate experience and have significantly impacted the development of tort law in Massachusetts. In the last five years, we have obtained over 100 jury verdicts in favor of our clients in high exposure cases involving death, serious brain damage and catastrophic personal injuries. We have represented clients on appeal before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Court of Appeals and First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Due to the depth of our experience, members of our firm have been requested to serve as arbitrator or mediator by private litigants to assist in alternative dispute resolution. Our experience and commitment to quality legal representation and proven results distinguish MMM&K.
Dinsmore & Shohl is a full service law firm with over 650 attorneys in 21 cities across the United States.
Founded in 1897, Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 650 lawyers practicing in 16 offices located throughout the United States and Asia. The firm’s clients range from large multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs and reflect virtually every sector and industry. The firm’s heritage of extensive experience, exceptional responsiveness and an unwavering commitment to service has resulted in strong, long-standing relationships with clients across the globe. In recognition of the firm’s strong service culture, Troutman Sanders has been on the BTI Client Service A-Team for 13 consecutive years.
Ryan Woody is a partner with the law firm of Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer in its Wisconsin office. Ryan concentrates his practice on civil litigation with a focus on ERISA and Medicare Advantage. He is nationally recognized for subrogation, reimbursement, and mass tort lien resolution. Ryan has represented clients in high profile Medicare Advantage cases resulting in precedent setting decisions such as Collins v. Wellcare, Humana, Inc. v. Medtronic, and Humana v. Western Heritage. He is a frequent speaker and has contributed to numerous articles and national treatises on ERISA and Medicare Advantage.
Jennifer Creedon is a trial attorney who represents large and small companies in asbestos, product liability and business litigation. Whether a company’s litigation is confined to one lawsuit or requires a multi-lawsuit solution, Jen can craft a defense strategy that fits the company’s needs.
Jen has defended toxic tort and product liability actions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. She has served as local, regional and national counsel for companies regarding toxic tort/asbestos litigation. Jen has been part of a national counsel team for a Fortune 500 company, drafted nationwide discovery, designed national trial strategy, including preparation of corporate/expert witnesses.
Additionally, Jen has handled Federal Multidistrict Litigation, including cases consolidated in MDL 875 and the Maritime Docket. She can also coordinate a company’s compliance with the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007.
Michael Abate is a Partner at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. He chairs the Firm’s Appellate Practice Group and also is a member of the Firm’s Litigation and Health Care departments. Mike has extensive experience litigating at all levels of the federal court system. He regularly represents Medicare and Medicaid Managed Care Organizations in litigation and regulatory matters, including in disputes arising under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. He also handles internal investigations and False Claims Act matters for MCOs and medical providers. Prior to joining Dinsmore, Michael worked in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he maintained a nation-wide appellate and trial practice handling the United States’ most sensitive litigation matters, including a wide variety of constitutional, statutory, and regulatory disputes. Michael previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Diana Gribbon Motz on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Baltimore, MD. He is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Harvard College.
James Washburn is a partner in the Atlanta office of Troutman Sanders LLP, a 650-lawyer national law firm. James is a commercial litigator with extensive experience handling a variety of disputes for both health care providers and payors, both earning significant verdicts and defending claims in court, on appeal, and in arbitration. James also has represented clients in successfully challenging health care and insurance regulations before administrative agencies and in state and federal courts. In addition, James has represented both public officials and business interests in a variety of disputes with local, state, and federal government entities, including government contracts, bid protests, tax disputes, ethical compliance, and other matters.