Jennifer Orr Mitchell

Partner
P: (513) 977-8364
F: (513) 977-8141

Jen is a Partner in the Health Care Practice Group, focusing her practice on complex health care litigation and regulatory compliance matters. She also leads the Firm’s health care privacy and security practice and initiatives.

Jen’s practice involves handling litigation in federal and state courts, with an emphasis on representing health care providers and other corporate clients in complex litigation matters. Jen has significant experience in False Claims Act defense, ERISA and other benefits, coverage and business practices and fiduciary litigation. She also has class action expertise and mass tort litigation experience. Jen serves as national litigation counsel for a large health care provider and oversees its medical negligence and other cases nationwide.

Within the constantly evolving health care legal landscape, Jen also provides health care regulatory and compliance guidance to her clients in areas such as HIPAA, antikickback, Stark, PPACA (health reform), Sunshine Act/Open Payments, Medicare/Medicaid, MMSEA/MSP, FDA, ADA, and other laws and regulations impacting her health care clients’ business.

Drawing upon her litigation and health care compliance background, Jen also has an active investigations practice. She conducts health care compliance audits and investigations for clients nationwide and represents them when they are under investigation by federal and state authorities for health care fraud and abuse, HIPAA breaches, and other regulatory non-compliance.

In her cybersecurity practice, she works with clients in all industries to minimize the risk of privacy and data security breaches and assists with all aspects of privacy and security compliance, governance, audits/investigations, enforcement actions, breach analyses, training and strategic planning. She has a thorough understanding of federal and state privacy and data security laws, has served as a health care privacy expert witness, and is a frequent presenter on cybersecurity and privacy topics.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor of Health Law & Policy in the Graduate Program in Health Services Administration at the College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section, Vice Chair - eHealth, Privacy & Security
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Ohio State Chair, Membership Vice-Chair
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Health Law Committee, Vice-Chair
  • LifeCenter Organ Donor Network, Board of Directors
  • American Heart Association, Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball Executive Leadership Team
  • YWCA Rising Stars Alumnae Committee
  • United Way Emerging Leader Society
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing, The University of Akron School of Law

Distinctions

  • Potter Stewart American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Forty Under 40 Award sponsored by the Business Courier, 2007
  • YWCA Women of Achievement Rising Star 2007
  • YWCA Rising Stars Board Leadership Program 2008
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Health Care Law, 2012-2016
  • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber WE Lead Class 9, 2014-2015