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    Litigator Karen Clouse joins Bricker & Eckler’s accomplished health care team

    Karen Clouse, an experienced defense and appellate attorney representing health care providers, has recently joined Bricker & Eckler’s nationally recognized health care team. In her new role, Karen will defend health care clients against medical malpractice or wrongful death lawsuits. She will also continue her appellate practice. Whether conducting a jury trial, arguing to various appellate courts or arguing before the Ohio Supreme Court, Karen will apply her years of experience guiding clients in a strategic and focused direction in the midst of litigation uncertainty.

    Throughout her 30-year career, Karen has counseled physicians, hospitals and attorneys. In addition to defending more than 70 medical malpractice cases to verdict in courts throughout central and southeastern Ohio, she is an experienced appellate attorney and has briefed and argued nearly 100 cases in courts of appeals throughout Ohio. Additionally, Karen has appeared on multiple occasions before the Supreme Court of Ohio and the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.

    A graduate of Capital University, Karen received her J.D. from The Ohio State University. Since then, she has been admitted to practice law in three states, as well as within the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Sixth Circuits.

    Bricker & Eckler’s Health Care group represents one of the most accomplished health care practices in both Ohio and at the national level. For more than 60 years, Bricker has maintained a broad and varied health care law practice. Now one of the largest in the state, as well as the nation, the firm’s Health Care group provides legal services for more than two-thirds of the hospitals in Ohio and represents clients in 35 additional states. The team is known for its knowledge of clients’ businesses and the unique and complex policy, regulatory and business issues they face.