Jackson Walker attorney Mary Emma Karam
will speak to the American College of Healthcare Executives at their General Membership Meeting
on May 3, 2011, in Irving, Texas.
Ms. Karam will participate in a panel discussion titled "Accountable Care Organizations: Blueprint for Success." Other panelists include Scott Albosta, Divisional Vice President - Network Performance Management, of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and Tim Kirby, Senior Vice President - Managed Care and Physician Services, of Methodist Health System. To learn more about this event or to register, CLICK HERE
Ms. Karam has practiced law at Jackson Walker since 1979. Her practice consists of representing various organizations as outside general counsel and coordinator of legal work. She is an advisor in health care and managed care contracting and consults in litigation matters involving emerging health care issues. She served as outside counsel to the Attorney General's Office for the State of Texas for healthcare/managed care matters (2000-2001). Ms. Karam received her B.A. degree, summa cum laude
, from Spring Hill (Jesuit) College, where she graduated first in her class. Her J.D. degree is from Southern Methodist University School of Law, where she was an editor of the Southwestern Law Journal
and graduated Order of the Coif (top ten percent). She was recognized as the Outstanding Oral Advocate in the law school Moot Court competition, received the Best Brief Award in the National Moot Court Competition, and was appointed to the National Order of Barristers.