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Re has an approachable and open communication style that puts her clients at ease. She values connecting with her clients and cultivating that relationship to ensure she understands their legal issues and solving them with success.

Biography

Re is a member of the Healthcare and Litigation Departments. Her practice focuses on insurance, healthcare and civil matters. Re has an approachable and open communication style that puts her clients at ease. She values connecting with her clients and cultivating that relationship to ensure she understands their legal issues and solving them with success. Re provides a wide range of legal services to members of the healthcare industry including regulatory, confidentiality and privacy-related compliance services including HIPA A and state laws, licensing and risk management related services, federal and state agency investigations. Re’s practice also includes legal advice and litigation relating to insurance coverage and bad faith for policyholders and the insurance industry including property and casualty, life, health and disability. For her insurance and self-insured clients, Re provides guidance and advice with respect to obligations under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA). At the end of the day, Re’s style and compassion for law and her clients is what makes her the success she is today.

Re was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine to be included in the 2005 Washington Rising Stars list and Washington Super Lawyers list for 2010–present. She has also been recognized by Seattle Met magazine as a “Top Lawyer” in Health Care and has been designated as one of the “Top Women Attorneys in Washington” for the past seven years.

Re received her B.A. in Architecture and Urban Studies from Smith College and her J.D., with honors, from University of Connecticut School of Law.

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Alaska Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court (Western & Eastern Washington, Connecticut)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (Second & Ninth Circuit)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law
  • B.A., Smith College
  • Presenter, “MSP and MMSEA Compliance Update”, for client, February 4, 2021.
  • Presenter, “Settling Cases with Minors and Medicare Beneficiaries”, Washington CRP Alliance Round Table, October 19, 2020.
  • Presenter, “MSP and MMSEA for Washington CRP Alliance”, Washington CRP Alliance Webinar, September 21, 2020.
  • Presenter, “MSP and MMSEA Compliance”, for client, August 19, 2019.
  • Moderator, “Medicare Secondary Payer – Hot Topics 2019,” WCI Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 13, 2019.
  • Panelist, “Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSAs) and Section 111 Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) Rulemakings: Coming in 2019?”, WCI Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 13, 2019.
  • Co-Presenter, “Compliance with State and Federal Public Accommodations Laws in the Healthcare Setting,” WSSHA Fall Quarterly Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 3, 2018.
  • Presenter, “MSP and MMSEA Compliance”, for client, August 23, 2018.
  • Panelist, “Medicare Secondary Payer – Hot Topics 2018,” WCI Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 21, 2018.
  • Panelist, “Medicaid – The Next MSP?” WCI Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 21, 2018.
  • Co-Author, “The ‘Secondary Payer’ Program: A Medicare Fix We Can All Get Behind,” Morning Consult Op-Ed, July 23, 2018.
  • Presenter, “Balancing Risk Management and Practice: Unprofessional Conduct,” Wellspring Family Services, Seattle, WA, October 27, 2017.
  • Presenter, “The Current Background of Medicare Advantage and Part D Litigation,” DRI Nursing Home Seminar, Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2017.
  • Presenter, “Health Information Technology Law,” Seattle University Health Law Certificate Program, Seattle, WA, August 9, 2017.
  • Panelist, “Medicare Secondary Payer: The False Claims Act, Medicare Advantage, and Part D,” WCI Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 8, 2017.
  • Presenter, “Compliance with State and Federal Public Accommodation Laws for Persons with a Disability,” Washington Health Care Risk Management Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, June 2, 2017.
  • Presenter, “Balancing Risk Management and Practice: Unprofessional Conduct,” Wellspring Family Services, Seattle, WA, May 19, 2017.
  • Presenter, “Balancing Risk Management and Practice: Unprofessional Conduct,” Wellspring Family Services, Seattle, WA, October, 2016.
  • Panelist, “Medicare Secondary Payer Update – Medicare Advantage and Part D," WCI Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 23, 2016.
  • Presenter, “The Trips and Traps of Producing Medical Records,” 2016 Aldridge Health Conference, Seattle, WA, July, 2016.
  • Presenter, “Balancing Risk Management and Practice: Unprofessional Conduct,” Wellspring Family Services, Seattle, WA, May, 2016.
  • Presenter, “Just Press Print: Challenges in Producing EHRs in Litigation,” 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March, 2016.
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition: Chair, 2018- present ; Treasurer, 2016-2018
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI): Law Institute, Appointed Member (2009 - Present); Medicare Secondary Payer Task Force, Chair (2009 - 2011) Past Chair, (2012 - Present); Annual Meeting Steering Committee, Member, 2002, 2007 and 2008; SLDO Relationship Committee, Member 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009; Medical Liability and Health Care Law Committee, Member; Program Chair, Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar, 2007 ; Program Chair, Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar, 2006 ; HIPAA Issues Committee, Chair, 2005, 2006; Publications Chair, 2005; Publications Vice-Chair, 2004 Program Chair – Young Lawyers Breakout Session, Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar, 2004; Drug and Medical Device Committee, Member; Insurance Law Committee, Member; Product Liability Committee, Member; Young Lawyers Committee; Liaison to Medical Liability and Health Care Law Committee, 2003; Long Range Steering Committee, Member, 2003; Women’s Mentoring Committee, Chair, 2000 - 2002
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Top Women Attorneys in Washington, Seattle Met Magazine: 2012-Present
  • Selected to the Washington Super Lawyers List, Super Lawyers Magazine: 2010 – 2021
  • Richard H. Krochock Award, Defense Research Institute: 2012
  • Top Lawyer in Health Care, Seattle Met Magazine: 2011
  • Selected to the Washington Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers Magazine: 2005