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.
February 12, 2021
April 20, 2020
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, J.D., 2009, summa cum laude
Northern Kentucky Law Review, Editor
Moot Court Board, Justice
Indiana University, Bloomington, M.A., 1998, East Asian Studies
Earlham College, B.A., 1993, Japanese Studies and French
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
Ohio Women’s Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Chase College of Law, Junior Attorney Roundtable
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
“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.