WASHINGTON, DC – LawFuel.com – January 8, 2010 The law firm Ober|Kaler announced today that Christi J. Braun, has been elected a principal of the firm, effective January 1, 2010.
Ms. Braun practices in Ober|Kaler’s Health Law and Litigation Groups, where she focuses her practice on counseling health care clients on matters of antitrust compliance, litigation of antitrust and other complex commercial matters, review of mergers and structuring joint ventures among health care providers and businesses. Her antitrust experience includes representation of clients in federal and state courts and before the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission. Clients on whose behalf Ms. Braun has successfully acted include physicians, hospitals, ancillary care providers, trade associations and insurers.
Prior to joining Ober|Kaler, Ms. Braun was a staff attorney in the Health Care Services & Products Division of the Federal Trade Commission.
She is a frequent lecturer on antitrust and health care topics at professional seminars and conferences around the country.
Ms. Braun is active in the American Bar Association, where she serves as Vice Chair of the Health Care and Pharmaceuticals Committee of the Antitrust Law Section; as Council Member of the Health Law Section; and as the Young Lawyers Division’s Liaison to the Health Law Section.
She is a member of the District of Columbia, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, and is active in the American Health Lawyers Association’s Antitrust and Health Information Technology Practice Groups.
Ms. Braun is a graduate of Boston University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2001), Boston University School of Public Health (M.P.H., 2002) and Creighton University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1998). She resides in Alexandria, Virginia.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional, and litigation services to financial, health care, construction, and other business organizations. The firm has more than 125 attorneys, and offices in Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Falls Church.