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Jennifer Gimler Brady
Jennifer Gimler Brady

Jennifer Gimler Brady

Partner

Direct: (302) 984-6042

Fax: (302) 778-6042

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Ms. Brady is the chair of the firm's Litigation Group and has been a member of the firm's Executive Committee since 2003.  She concentrates her practice in the areas of health law, labor and employment law, and commercial litigation.  She regularly advises long-term care providers, physician practices and other health care providers on a variety of issues, including licensing and certification, fraud and abuse laws, medical privacy and confidentiality, and litigation matters.  Jennifer also counsels employers on labor and employment issues, including unionization and collective bargaining, employee supervision, discipline and discharge, sexual harassment, and employment discrimination.

Jennifer is a frequent lecturer on such topics as employment practices, fraud and abuse laws, long term care litigation and regulation, antitrust law, medical records confidentiality, compliance under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"), and medical practice management. Recent speaking engagements include: a two-day employment law update seminar sponsored by the Council on Education in Management (moderator); continuing medical and legal education seminars on HIV medical record issues, advance health care directives, long term care litigation and HIPAA compliance; in-house training seminars for long term care providers on medical record documentation issues and governmental investigations; and presentations to members of the Delaware Health Care Facilities Association on long term care regulation and litigation.

Representative Matters

Represented a Fortune 500 corporate employer in a jury trial in which a former employee alleged that he was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for having a workers' compensation claim.  

Obtained a favorable jury verdict on behalf of another corporate employer in a trial involving allegations of race discrimination.

bar & court admissions

Delaware, 1990

United States District Court for the District of Delaware, 1991

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1991

Supreme Court of the United States, 2002

professional activities & honors

Named as a 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" in Wilmington, DE by The Best Lawyers in America for Health Care Law.

Named to the The Best Lawyers in America 2014, Delaware Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in Delaware (Delaware Today magazine) listings in the area of health law.

Delaware State Bar Association; Health Law Section (former Chair); Labor and Employment Law Section; Litigation Section; Former Chair of the DSBA's Delaware Minority Job Fair Committe

American Bar Association; Health Law Section; Labor and Employment Law Section; Litigation Section

Adjunct Professor, Widener University School of Law

Dispute Resolver, American Health Lawyers Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution Service

Associate Member, Delaware Health Care Facilities Association

Member, American Health Care Association's Legal Committee

Board of Trustees, Delaware Curative Workshop (Past President of the Board)

Board of Advisors, Health Law Institute of the Widener University School of Law

Volunteer Attorney, Office of the Child Advocate and Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc.

Past President of the Board of Trustees of the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Legal Advisor, The Christmas Shop, Inc.

education

Widener University School of Law, LL.M., Health Law, 2000; awarded Certificates of Achievement for outstanding performance in LL.M. courses in the areas of health care antitrust law, managed care organizations, and advanced health care transactions; thesis entitled, "Long Term Care Under Fire: A Case for Rational Enforcement," was published in Volume 18 of the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy (Winter 2001)

The Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1990; Managing Editor, Dickinson Law Review

The College of William and Mary, B.A., 1987

bar & court admissions

Delaware, 1990

United States District Court for the District of Delaware, 1991

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1991

Supreme Court of the United States, 2002

professional activities & honors

Named as a 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" in Wilmington, DE by The Best Lawyers in America for Health Care Law.

Named to the The Best Lawyers in America 2014, Delaware Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in Delaware (Delaware Today magazine) listings in the area of health law.

Delaware State Bar Association; Health Law Section (former Chair); Labor and Employment Law Section; Litigation Section; Former Chair of the DSBA's Delaware Minority Job Fair Committe

American Bar Association; Health Law Section; Labor and Employment Law Section; Litigation Section

Adjunct Professor, Widener University School of Law

Dispute Resolver, American Health Lawyers Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution Service

Associate Member, Delaware Health Care Facilities Association

Member, American Health Care Association's Legal Committee

Board of Trustees, Delaware Curative Workshop (Past President of the Board)

Board of Advisors, Health Law Institute of the Widener University School of Law

Volunteer Attorney, Office of the Child Advocate and Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc.

Past President of the Board of Trustees of the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Legal Advisor, The Christmas Shop, Inc.