Miles & Stockbridge Lawyer Elizabeth A. Hafey Appointed by Governor Hogan to Maryland Health Care Commission

Date: 05 / 13 / 16

Type: Press Release

Hafey_Liz_E_112.jpgMiles & Stockbridge is pleased to announce that Elizabeth A. Hafey, a lawyer in the firm’s Baltimore office, has been appointed to the Maryland Health Care Commission as a commissioner by Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr.

A member of Miles & Stockbridge’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice Group and the medical malpractice group within it, Hafey defends doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals and entities in medical malpractice cases. She also represents manufacturers and other businesses in a variety of commercial, product liability, and premises liability matters. In this work, she handles all aspects of complex litigation, including factual investigation, litigation strategy development, expert and fact witness depositions, mediation, and trial advocacy.

Hafey’s appointment became effective on May 11, 2016. On the first day of the next legislative session, Governor Hogan will submit her name for advice and consent of the Senate.

She previously served as a commissioner on the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City.

About The Maryland Health Care Commission

The Maryland Health Care Commission is an independent regulatory agency whose mission is to plan for health system needs, promote informed decision-making, increase accountability, and improve access in a rapidly changing health care environment by providing timely and accurate information on availability, cost, and quality of services to policy makers, purchasers, providers and the public.

The Commission's vision for Maryland is to ensure that informed consumers hold the health care system accountable and have access to affordable and appropriate health care services through programs that serve as models for the nation.

About Miles & Stockbridge

Miles & Stockbridge is a leading law firm with offices in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. Its lawyers help global, national, local and emerging business clients preserve and create value by helping them solve their most challenging problems.