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Molly Marcum '78 Recognized as Oregon Healthcare Lawyer of the Year

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Molly Marcum (JD 1983, BSN 1978) has received the Oregon Healthcare Lawyer of the Year award for 2020. 

Molly practices health care law and medical malpractice defense, with a primary focus on representing healthcare practitioners before licensing boards.  Molly consults regularly on matters relating to HIPAA and other compliance issues and is experienced in assisting hospitals, clinics, and providers in response to complaints and government investigations relating to alleged violations. She currently serves on the Oregon State Bar Health Law Section Executive Committee, the Lewis and Clark Law School alumni board, and the Advisory Board for the Campaign for Equal Justice.  She served on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.  She has been recognized by SuperLawyers and received the AV Preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell- the highest peer review rating of legal ability and ethical standards.    Molly recently presented on legal trends in critical care medicine at the 46th Annual Acute and Critical Care Fall Symposium, an innovative and evidence-based conference that included over 400 nurses and health professionals.  She is happy to speak with OHSU School of Nursing alumni who would like to learn more about career opportunities for nurses outside of clinical, education or research environments.
Molly practices at Keating Jones Hughes, PC, a leading professional liability defense firm in Oregon and Washington.  As a partner at KJH, her practice includes litigation, arbitration and mediation, and administrative proceedings before licensing boards at all stages.   
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