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Rhonda assists clients, particularly those in the health care industry, with a range of business issues including mergers and acquisitions, vendor and physician contracts, and compliance with Medicare/Medicaid conditions of participation and other regulatory schemes. She has broad-based experience advising clients on hospice care, medical residency programs, and meaningful use of electronic health records.

Rhonda received her J.D. in 2009, graduating first in her class (summa cum laude) from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where she served on the editorial board of the Northern Kentucky Law Review and as a justice of the Moot Court Board. Prior to receiving her J.D., she taught college language courses and worked with various international businesses as an administrator and consultant. Rhonda is fluent in French, conversational in Mandarin Chinese and also speaks some Japanese.

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Law School

Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, J.D., 2009, summa cum laude
Northern Kentucky Law Review, Editor
Moot Court Board, Justice

Graduate School

Indiana University, Bloomington, M.A., 1998, East Asian Studies

Undergraduate School 

Earlham College, B.A., 1993, Japanese Studies and French

Bar Membership

Rhonda is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 2009


Local & National Recognition

2018 Ohio Rising Stars® by Super Lawyers®

Salmon P. Chase College of Law:  Dean’s Scholarship, Ernest Karam Book Award (twice), Rebecca Bloom Bettman Award (twice), John G. Tomlin Torts Award, John J. O’Hara Award, Grosse Moot Court Competition Semi-Finalist, 6 CALI Excellence Awards (highest grade in class) and National Telecommunications Competition

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Ohio Women’s Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association

Chase College of Law, Junior Attorney Roundtable

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

ArtsWave (fka Fine Arts Fund), “Boardway Bound” program graduate

Bi-Okoto Cultural Institute, past Board Member

The Children’s Law Center, Board of Directors, Program & Litigation Committee Member

Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Secretary

Major Publications

Rhonda is an author of the following publications:

“Negotiating Pharmacy Vendor Agreements on Behalf of SNFs: Why Contention Often Centers on Drugs for Dual-Eligible Residents,” published in the May, 2016 issue of “PALS Advisor,” a publication of the American Health Lawyers Association Post-Acute and Long Term Services Practice Group.

Co-Author:”Ohio Peer Review, Telemedicine, and Hospital Admissions Bills Effective May 20, 2014,” Hamilton County Law Library News, May 2014.

Co-Author: “Physicians, Physician Practice Groups and Rulemaking Under PPACA” (co-author) in Health Care Rulemaking Guide:Administrative Rules Implementing the New Health Care Laws by Thomson Reuters, 2011-2012.

“Preventing Pillage and Promoting Politics: The Dual Goals of the 2009 US-China Bilateral Agreement to Restrict Imports of Chinese Cultural Property,” December 2009 issue of Art Antiquity and Law.