Biography

Deborah has more than 20 years of experience as an attorney with some of the nation's leading health care companies.

At Medco Health Solutions Inc., Deborah handled all legal regulatory matters for Medco as a benefits manager (with over 60 million members) and its relationship with state regulatory bodies. She was also responsible for drafting legislation and shepherding it through the process, including face-to-face meetings with state Offices of Attorneys General and state legislators. She also worked directly with the U.S. Department of Defense on legal issues involving military claims. In addition, she provided legal support on issues such as appeals, drafting protocols and member and physician communications to reflect Medco's handling of appeals and ad hoc member issues with denials of claims.

At Continuum Health Partners Inc., Deborah was responsible for  in-house managed care legal work for the not-for-profit hospital system’s four hospitals. She also drafted software licensing agreements and responded to employment discrimination claims before the EEOC.

At Aetna U.S. Healthcare Inc., Deborah negotiated national contracts with hospital corporations, health care networks, clinical labs and home health care providers.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Deborah is a world traveler whose experiences include reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.