Leslie M. Jenny

Office Managing Attorney
Co-Chair, Long-Term Care Liability Practice Group
Chair, Affordable Care Act Practice Group
Shareholder

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

Admissions
Ohio
1996
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
2008
Education
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 1996)
Baldwin Wallace University (B.A., cum laude, 1993)
Honors & awards
Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star
2011-2012
Associations & memberships
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Year joined
2013