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Leslie M. Jenny

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Managing Attorney, Cleveland, OH Office ; Co-Chair, Long-Term Care Liability Practice Group
127 Public Square
Suite 3510
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 912-3805
(216) 344-9006 - Fax
lmjenny@mdwcg.com

As a member of the Health Care Department, Leslie focuses her practice on the representation of medical professionals and providers, including physicians, hospitals and nursing home/extended care facilities. She serves as the chair of the firm's Affordable Care Act Practice Group, assisting clients in litigation involving catastrophic future damages. She is also the co-chair of the Long-Term Care Liabilty Practice Group. Leslie is an experienced litigator who has spent her 20-year legal career defending matters related to catastrophic medical malpractice, medical device and pharmaceutical liability, and long-term care. 

Leslie is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM). In this role, she counsels and advises clients on the prevention, reduction and control of loss within their organizations. She works together with health care providers to assess, manage and update their risk management programs.

Leslie was named an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2011 and 2012. She is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, DRI and several bar associations. She is a frequent speaker at events hosted by hospitals, nursing homes and professional organizations.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Hot Topics: Regulatory and Related Changes in Healthcare, PLUS Medical PL Symposium, Chicago, IL, March 14, 2017

  • Impact of Affordable Care Act on Future Damages, Health Care Law Seminar, Marshall Dennehey, November 9, 2016

  • Application of ACA to Reduce Future Damages, Medical Liability Insurance ExecuSummit, Uncasville, CT, September 14, 2016

  • The Affordable Care Act: Changing the Health Care System and Medical Malpractice, Health Care and Health Law Seminar, Marshall Dennehey, November 5, 2015

  • Review of Claims and Other Legal Actions Involving Unprofessional Behavior by Physicians and Staff, Risk Management/Patient Safety Seminars for 2012, Lexington Insurance Company/Chartis, 2012

Published Works

  • "Admissibility of State Survey Results in Long-Term Care Litigation," Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 4, December 2017
  • "Practical Defense Considerations: Building the Foundation to Apply the ACA to Reduce Future Damages," PLUS Journal, December 2016

  • "Court Ruling Demonstrates ACA's Power to Reduce Future Medical Expenses," Journal of Healthcare Risk Management, Volume 35, Number 4, April 2016

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio (J.D., 1996)

  • Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio (B.A., 1993)

    Honors: cum laude

    Major: Political Science

    Major: History

    Major: Philosophy

Past Employment Positions

  • Sutter, O'Connell Co., L.P.A., Cleveland, Ohio

Defense Digest Article December 4, 2017
Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 4, December 2017 By Leslie M. Jenny, Esq.* Key Points: Nursing homes face complicated risk management scenarios that make residents far more susceptible to injury or accident than the average patient...., Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 4, December 2017. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not...
Law Alerts May 24, 2017
Last week, the United States Supreme Court slammed a Kentucky rule that required “explicit reference” to the authority to enter into arbitration agreements in powers of attorney. In a 7-1 decision, Justice Kagan delivered a pejorative..., This Special Law Alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments to our readers. It is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific situation or to...
Defense Digest Article December 1, 2016
Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2016   By Leslie M. Jenny, Esq. & Samuel G. Casolari Jr., Esq.* From Public Square in Cleveland to Fountain Square in Cincinnati, our Ohio lawyers represent clients and insureds throughout the..., Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2016. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
Law Alerts July 11, 2016
Lawyers handling catastrophic injury cases have closely followed the emerging body of case law regarding the impact, if any, of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on claims for future damages. Before the ACA, it was uncertain whether injured individuals...,   This Law Alert has been prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. It is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific situation or to...
Law Alerts April 28, 2015
By Leslie M. Jenny, Esq. Medical malpractice and catastrophic injury lawyers, insurers and clients are all interested in the first cases to come to fruition following the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA represents our nation..., This Law Alert has been prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. It is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific situation or to create an...
January 16, 2013
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that Leslie M. Jenny, Esq., has joined the firm as a shareholder in its Cleveland office. An experienced litigator, Jenny brings her statewide medical malpractice litigation practice to the firm's growing health care department....
Seminar Sep 13, 2016
Leslie Jenny, a shareholder in the Health Care Department in the firm's Cleveland office, is speaking at the 12th Annual Medical Liability Insurance ExecuSummit. Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, interested parties are...
Seminar Mar 14, 2017
Leslie Jenny, a shareholder in the Health Care Department, is among the panelists presenting "Hot Topics: Regulatory and Related Changes in Healthcare," at the 2017 PLUS Medical PL Symposium. The regulatory and legislative environment in...

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 1996)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (B.A., cum laude, 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2008

Associations & Memberships

  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Year Joined Organization: 2013

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