ELIZABETH McAMIS

Elizabeth joined the firm as a partner in 2017. Elizabeth was recruited because of her extensive experience successfully advising and defending health care providers in Washington. Elizabeth represents hospitals, medical facilities and individual providers. Her practice includes medical negligence defense, behavioral health care, medical disciplinary actions, and premises liability litigation. Elizabeth also advises clients on a variety of legal issues including HIPAA, guardianships, behavioral health, and complex discharge planning. Elizabeth has a demonstrated history of evaluating and litigating medical and behavioral health cases and issues to meet the client’s needs.

EDUCATION:

Seattle University School of Law (J.D., cum laude), Pomona College (B.A., cum laude)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Admitted to Bar Washington State; Admitted to Federal District Court of Washington (Eastern and Western Districts); Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL); Washington Health Care Risk Management Society (WHCRMS)

PRESENTATIONS:

The End of Psychiatric Boarding in Washington: Now What? The Washington Psychologist 2014. Multiple presentations to clients and their employees on electronic medical records, navigating a medical malpractice case, risk management issues in health care, and premises liability in the health care setting

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

JDRF volunteer and past member of the South Sound JDRF chapter