Specifically, the Committee develops educational materials and discussion-provoking programs to keep lawyers up to date on the latest issues facing the healthcare and life sciences industries. The committee is made up of several sub-committees, including healthcare restructuring, healthcare IT and digital health, healthcare mergers and acquisitions, and private equity in addition to life sciences. .
“Rarely does an associate lead the ABA Business Law Section committee. Ramana was chosen for this position because he is an exceptional lawyer who has demonstrated excellent leadership skills which have caught the attention of the national voice of the legal profession, ”said Lisa Atlas Genecov, national chairman of Katten’s healthcare practice.
Katten President Roger P. Furey added: “In addition to his exceptional skills as a young lawyer, Ramana will add to the ABA his deep commitment to excellence, and it will be a huge asset to the team there, as well as here in Katten. “
Earlier this year, Rameswaran received a presidential nomination from the ABA to the Council for Diversity in the Education Pipeline. He and Katten Health Care’s lead lawyer Michelle “Missy” Apodaca, who received a presidential nomination from the ABA to the Standing Committee on Legal Education, began taking on these new roles earlier this month.
For his appointment as President, Rameswaran will serve on the 10-member Council for a period of up to three years. He will start as co-chair of the committee in September and later serve a two-year term as chair of this group.
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