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Cadwalader Adds Prominent Healthcare Attorney

October 21, 2010

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP is pleased to announce that Tracy E. Miller, a prominent health care lawyer, has joined the firm as a member of the Corporate Department in the New York Office. Ms. Miller focuses on health care governance and regulatory affairs, including Board fiduciary matters, conflicts of interest, compliance, and health care quality. As the former General Counsel of a health system of hospitals and nursing homes, she has experience advising CEOs and Boards of Directors of health care organizations and has directed legal work in key areas to advance compliance and quality, achieve health system reorganization, and meet the operational needs of health care providers.

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Paul Mourning, a corporate partner in the Health Care, practice welcomed Ms. Miller to the firm. “Tracy’s arrival strengthens our practice in so many ways,” he said. “Not only has she played a leadership role in health care policy and practice, but she is a terrific person who will be an indispensible player on our team.”

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Ms. Miller was Executive Director of the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law and Policy at Seton Hall Law School where her work focused on conflicts of interest in the relationship between industry and medicine. From 2002-2007, she served as General Counsel of the Catholic Health Care System. Ms. Miller is also the former Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs at the Greater New York Hospital Association and the founding Executive Director of the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, a 25-person task force convened by then Governor Mario Cuomo to devise law and policy on issues posed by medical advances. Ms. Miller has authored numerous articles in the health care field and has been a frequent speaker at national and state medical, legal, and civic organizations. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University magna cum laude, and her J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude.

About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, established in 1792, is one of the world’s leading international law firms, with offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington and Beijing. Cadwalader serves a diverse client base, including many of the world’s top financial institutions, undertaking business in more than 50 countries on six continents. The firm offers legal expertise in antitrust, banking, business fraud, corporate finance, corporate governance, environmental, financial restructuring and reorganizations, healthcare, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private client, private equity, real estate, regulation, securitization, structured finance, and tax. More information about Cadwalader can be found at www.cadwalader.com.


    Contacts:
    Adam Segall +1 212 504 6492
    adam.segall@cwt.com
    Claudia Freeman +1 212 504 6470
    claudia.freeman@cwt.com

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