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Miriam H. Straus
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7597
F: 215-772-3653

Biography

Miriam H. Straus is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Miriam was an associate at Kalogredis, Sansweet, Dearden and Burke, Ltd., where she represented health care providers in litigation and transactional matters. She also served as a program analyst in the D.C. Department of Health Care Finance, where she drafted policies for the District of Columbia’s Medicaid expansion and health insurance exchange.

Prior to law school, Miriam was a legislative researcher for Congressional Quarterly, where she tracked legislation, profiled members of Congress, and wrote articles on health care.

Selected Publications

  • Authored “Risks and Requirements for Employer Wellness Programs,” New Jersey State Bar Association Health Law Section Newsletter, February 1, 2015
  • Authored “Open Payments Data Released,” American Health Lawyers Association Email Alert, October 8, 2014
  • Co-Authored “Hospital Groups File Lawsuits over Two-Midnight Rule and Hospital Payment Reduction,” American Health Lawyers Association Executive Summary, May 12, 2014
  • Authored “More Joint Enforcement Actions May Come After LabMD,” Law360, April 9, 2014
  • Authored “CMS Publishes Medicare Payment Data for Physicians,” American Health Lawyers Association Email Alert, April 9, 2014

Community Involvement

  • Miriam volunteers with Philadelphia VIP by handling pro bono guardianship cases.

Professional Activities & Achievements

  • Delaware County Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Academic Achievements

Miriam received a J.D. degree cum laude from The George Washington University Law School in 2012. During law school, she participated as a student-attorney in the GW Law Immigration Clinic. She earned her B.A. degree in Political Science from Brown University in 2006.