Krieg DeVault Adds to Executive Committee, Makes Promotions

Posted: Updated:
Robert Anderson and Stacy Walton Long Robert Anderson and Stacy Walton Long

Krieg DeVault has elected Robert Anderson (pictured) to its six-member Executive Committee. He is a long-time partner in the firm’s health care practice and has more than 28 years of legal experience into his new leadership role with the firm. Anderson will be joined by Krieg DeVault Executive Committee members Michael Messaglia (Managing Partner – Indianapolis), Thomas Hutchinson (Partner – Carmel), Libby Yin Goodknight (Partner – Indianapolis), John Baxter (Partner – Carmel), and Robert Schein (Partner – Carmel).

Anderson represents health care providers in all aspects of health care law from general agreements and contracts to advice regarding compliance with fraud and abuse laws and regulations.  In addition, he defends health care providers in medical malpractice litigation. Finally, he has litigated property tax exemptions for not-for-profit institutions.

Stacy Walton Long (pictured) has been named partner. She advises the firm’s healthcare clients regarding security breach incidents and risk assessments involving Protected Health Information and other personal information under HIPAA/HITECH and other Federal and State laws governing the privacy and security of such information. Long represents individual professionals and healthcare providers in licensing and disciplinary matters, and works with mental health providers on confidentiality matters and commitment proceedings. In addition to her health care practice, she represents clients in State and Federal courts in a variety of litigation matters, including tort claims, preservation of mental health records, breach of contract, commercial collections, landlord-tenant disputes, commercial foreclosures, and other commercial disputes. Long has served on the firm’s Diversity Committee since its inception and is actively involved in the daily diversity and inclusion initiatives for the firm. She serves as a Board Member of Executive Women in Healthcare, and serves as a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association (Health & Life Science Executive Committee), Indiana State Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association.  She received her B.A. from the University of Illinois and received her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law (cum laude).

The firm has also promoted: Nicholas Anderson, Nicole Keith and Brandon Shirley to senior associates.

Anderson focuses his practice in representing businesses with general corporate, federal tax, and financing matters. He previously served as a tax associate for Kutak Rock LLP. Anderson also has experience in tax credit transactions, including New Markets Tax Credit, Low Income Housing Tax Credit, and EB-5 transactions.

Keith is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where she focuses her expertise in civil litigation. With a background in civil litigation and insurance defense, she has represented insureds, insurance companies and corporations. Keith previously served as an associate attorney at Kopka, Pinkus & Dolin and at Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer & Polen LLC served as an associate attorney and law clerk. During law school, she worked for the Valparaiso University Sports Law Clinic as a case manager, clinic member and arbitration participant.

Also, Shirley is a member of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group. His practice areas include Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement,  government audits, disciplinary sanctions involving Medicare and Medicaid enrolled providers, state surveys and corrective action plans, federal and state regulatory compliance, contract reviews, and Medicaid pharmacy matters. Shirley acquired government and regulatory compliance experience as deputy general counsel and as a staff attorney with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration.

  • Perspectives

    • Truck Driver Supply Impacting Cargo Hauling Demand

      The U.S. unemployment rate has moved down to 3.9 percent, which is its lowest level since December 2000, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Great news! Maybe not. There are business sectors that need employees due to constraints in the labor market - namely truck drivers. The level of employment in the truck transportation industry is essentially unchanged since mid-2015, according to the bureau. And the impact is being felt.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Mark Sandy became Ball State's director of intercollegiate athletics in 2015.

      Ball State to Introduce Next AD

      Ball State University Monday will name a new director of intercollegiate athletics. Mark Sandy, who has served in the position for more than three years, announced his retirement in January. During Sandy's tenure, eight teams won Mid-American Conference league championships or division titles. Three new facilities projects have been completed during his time in Muncie...

    • Holcomb Announces Board Appointments

      Governor Eric Holcomb has made several appointments and reappointments to various state boards, commissions and councils. The governor made one new appointment to the Business Law Survey Commission: Michael Deam (Fort Wayne), Managing Partner of Rothberg Logan Warsco LLP, will join the commission.

    • Triple XXX Root Beer Appears in Prime Time

      A soft drink that carries the name of an iconic West Lafayette restaurant has been featured on a national television series. In a message on the Triple XXX Family Restaurant's Instagram page, co-owner Carrie Ehresman said the recent appearance of Triple XXX Root Beer on NBC's "Chicago Fire" was not product placement. She said the show's producers reached out through the restaurant's website and "we weren't sure we'd make the final cut until it aired!"

    • Wade "Pete" Felix

      Dear Wage And Hour

      Dear Wage and Hour…doesn’t have quite the ring of Dear Abby. It also doesn’t have the general interest. For industry associations, HR professionals and lawyers, there has been a nine-year hiatus in what was, and is again, the U.S. Department of Labor’s practice of issuing opinion letters interpreting its own statutes and regulations. This month, the DOL issued three letters.

    • Indiana Sports Corp. Makes Key Appointments

      The Indiana Sports Corp. has made several changes as it continues to prepare for a series of high-profile sporting events in Indianapolis. Melissa Caito, former vice president of corporate and executive affairs at ISC, will serve as chief administrative officer for ICF. The ISC has named Samantha Cross (pictured) chief operations officer. Melissa Thompson (pictured), a former project manager with Indianapolis-based Hathaway Strategies, will serve as chief community officer.