August 15, 2017. Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP is pleased to announce that Kathie McDonald-McClure has been recognized by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” for Health Care Law in Louisville in the publication’s 2018 edition. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Only one lawyer in each practice area in a given community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Ms. McDonald-McClure is a valued and active member of the Health Enterprise Network’s Executive Committee. As a Partner at Wyatt, she concentrates her law practice on health care with a focus on contractual and regulatory compliance and on data privacy and security with a focus on incident response and policy development. She was with Kindred Healthcare for 12 years as in-house counsel, culminating in a position as Vice President and Counsel of Liability Claims. Ms. McDonald-McClure has a Certification in Healthcare Compliance and is a regular presenter on healthcare law and data privacy and security. She created and edits Wyatt HITECH Law, a legal blog about data privacy and security.
Ms. McDonald-McClure is a member of the Kentucky, Louisville and American Bar Associations, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association and International Association of Privacy Professionals, among others. She has been recognized by Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Health Care Law (2009-2018) and received the highest Professional AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Ms. McDonald-McClure attended both Murray State University and the University of Louisville, earning her B.S.B.A. with highest honors from UofL. She earned her law degree from UofL Brandeis School of Law, where she served as the law review’s Executive Editor.