CLEVELAND, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridget K. Cougevan has joined the Healthcare Practice at McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm. Before joining McDonald Hopkins, Cougevan served for more than five years as associate counsel in the Law Department at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
The long-established national Healthcare Practice at McDonald Hopkins, which has more than 20 attorneys, represents a wide variety of healthcare providers, facilities, vendors, technology companies, and associations. "We are delighted to have Bridget join our healthcare team," said Richard S. Cooper, chair of the firm's Healthcare Practice. "Her expertise is an excellent fit for the variety of healthcare projects we undertake for our clients."
Cougevan has wide-ranging health law experience including federal and state regulatory issues, physician practice acquisitions, physician consulting arrangements, HIPAA, and governance and tax issues. She was a member of the Cleveland Clinic's Institutional Review Board, the Innovation Management and Conflict of Interest Committee and the Research Compliance Committee.
Cougevan received her J.D. degree, Cum Laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2006. She also received a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Case Western Reserve's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Management in 2006. Cougevan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, in health & society from the University of Rochester in 2003.
About McDonald Hopkins
McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm with a more than 80-year history, has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. The president of McDonald Hopkins is Carl J. Grassi. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.
Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC
SOURCE McDonald Hopkins