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USA Guide 2022

Ranked in 1 Practice Areas
3
Healthcare
16 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Jennifer Claymon

USA

Practice Areas

Board Certified in Health Law, Jennifer focuses on administrative and health law related to hospitals, physicians and other health care providers, and she advises health care clients on a wide range of organizational and regulatory issues. Jennifer has worked extensively with health care facilities in drafting and revising governing body bylaws and medical staff bylaws, compliance plans, employee handbooks and policies and procedures. She also advises businesses on compliance with state and federal employment laws, and has represented the interests of employers disputing claims of civil rights violations, age and gender discrimination, unfair compensation, and related matters.

Career

Drafted Medical Staff and Governing Body Bylaws for multiple hospitals; represented and advised hospitals in Medical Staff peer review and credentialing matters; prepared self-insurance plan and trust agreements for professional and general liability for hospitals; drafted asset purchase agreement for acquisition of durable medical equipment business; prepared application for 501(c) (3) exemption from federal income tax for hospital foundation; assisted large multi-hospital system with preparation and adoption of system-wide Medical Staff Bylaws; provided advice and counsel on state and federal employment statutes and regulations, including: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (discrimination), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), COBRA, Texas; Commission on Human Rights Act, Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, Texas Payday Act, Texas Workers Compensation Act; represented employers in investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity; Commission (EEOC) regarding discrimination claims (age, sex, race, national origin); represented employers in investigations by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) regarding unemployment compensation claims and pay claims; represented employers in investigations by the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division regarding overtime and minimum wage claims; prepared and reviewed personnel policies and employee handbooks; prepared and reviewed employment contracts and severance agreements

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Texas (admitted 1998); Board Certified, Health Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization; Member, American Health Lawyers Association; Member, Austin Bar Association (Sections: Health Law, Labor & Employment)

Education

University of Texas School of Law

JD

1998

Texas A&M University

BA

1994

Awards

"The Best Lawyers in America" in the specialty of Health Care Law

Best Lawyers by Woodward White, Inc.

2021

Chambers Review

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USA

Healthcare - Texas
3
Band 3

Jennifer Claymon provides expert organizational, regulatory and administrative counsel for clients such as hospitals and physicians.
"She is very good on rural operational matters."

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