CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SmithAmundsen LLC is pleased to announce that Linda F. Newman, RN, an attorney in the Chicago office, has been elected partner, effective May 17, 2008.
Ms. Newman is a member of the firm's Health Care practice group focusing her work on health care and professional liability issues including the defense of hospitals; Home Health Care Agencies, involving the defense of both nursing and pharmacists; and long term care facilities. She has significant experience in areas of complex medical cases including failure to diagnose breast cancer, aortic dissection, myocardial infarctions, cauda equina syndrome, as well as matters relating to the ethical and legal issues surrounding in vitro procedures and fertility clinics
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Newman gained extensive critical care experience at a large university-affiliated hospital in the Chicago area. She holds a R.N. from Evanston Hospital School of Nursing, a B.A. from the University of Illinois, a Masters of Jurisprudence in Health Law from Loyola University School of Law, and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
"We are proud of the hard work and dedication Linda has shown the firm and our clients," said Larry A. Schechtman, SmithAmundsen's Managing Partner. "Her diverse legal and medical experience will continue to be a significant contribution to the firm and help us grow into the future."
Celebrating its 10th anniversary last year, SmithAmundsen LLC has grown to over 114 attorneys with offices in Chicago, Rockford, St. Charles, Waukegan, and Woodstock, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our attorneys share a proficiency in a broad range of practice areas. As one of Chicago's premier litigation firms, our success is built upon a foundation of integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to exceeding client expectations. For more information on the firm, please visit http://www.salawus.com.
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