Brandy Schnautz Mann
BiographyBrandy Schnautz Mann focuses her practice on providing exceptional representation to clients in the health care industry. Her experience includes representing providers in administrative actions brought by governmental agencies and licensing boards; assisting clients in all matters related to Medicare and Medicaid coverage and reimbursement; advising drug and medical device developers and distributors on compliance with FDA and state regulations; guiding hospitals and individual providers through the licensure process; advising clients on employment issues; and reviewing transactions for potential violations of federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws and regulations, and corporate practice of medicine concerns. Ms. Mann also advises clients regarding statutory and regulatory requirements and Medicare conditions of participation governing hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and long-term care providers.
Ms. Mann is also experienced in protecting clients' rights regarding the release of sensitive information in response to open records requests under the Texas Public Information Act. She regularly deals with the Texas Attorney General's Office in such matters and aggressively defends her clients' privacy rights including through court action.
Ms. Mann is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers' Association, the Austin Bar Association, and the Travis County Women Lawyers' Association.
Ms. Mann is a member of the United Way Capital Area Women's Giving Network and serves as an ad litem in divorce cases for Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas.
Speeches / Publications
Before joining Jackson Walker, Ms. Mann co-authored "Interlocutory Appeals in Texas State Court," for presentation at the September 2007 State Bar of Texas Appellate Section's Civil Appellate Boot Camp and "Will Texas Adopt the Model State Public Health Act?" published in the December 2, 2002, edition of Texas Lawyer. While in law school, she authored "The Making of Marriage in Thirteenth Century England: Verb Tense, Popular Legalism, and the Alexandrine Law of Marriage," published in the Spring 2006 edition of the Texas Journal of Women and the Law. Her M.A. thesis is entitled, "The Episcopal Visitation of Monasteries: Policies and Practice, with Specific Reference to England in the Later Middle Ages."
Links to Publications
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
M.A. History and Texas Teacher Certification in Social Studies, Texas State University
B.A. History and Archaeology, with high honors, The University of Texas at Austin