Leslie M. Jenny

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

    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 Liability Practice Group. Leslie is an experienced litigator who has spent her 25-year legal career defending matters related to catastrophic medical malpractice, medical device and pharmaceutical liability, and long-term care. She has also handled veterinary negligence matters and matters before the Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board.

    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

    U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 1996)
    Baldwin Wallace University (B.A., cum laude, 1993)
    Honors & awards
    The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Health Care; Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants,
    Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star
    Associations & memberships
    American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
    Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
    Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    Ohio State Bar Association
    Year joined