Thank you To complete the survey and retrieve your certificate, click here Contributors Gordon Ownby, General Counsel, CAP As general counsel for the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc., (CAP) since 1992, Mr. Ownby directs a legal staff and outside counsel to deliver legal solutions to this industry-leading medical professional liability company. Working with industry coalitions and company-retained lobbyists, Mr. Ownby provides analysis and key communications for CAP’s health care liability legislative program. Other duties at CAP include management of regulatory compliance, board governance, and liability coverage matters. Mr. Ownby also promotes patient safety through his regular column for physicians, “Case of the Month.” In 2010, CAP published Mr. Ownby’s columns in the book: “Medicine on Trial: Risk Management Lessons from Litigated Cases.” Robert H. Bradner, Partner, Holland & Knight Robert H. Bradner is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Federal Practice. With more than 30 years of experience working in the legislative and regulatory arena, Mr. Bradner provides counseling, strategy development, drafting, and advocacy services on a range of complex and difficult federal matters. He works through Congress, the Administration, and the regulatory process to shape developments in areas such as Medicare reimbursement, Medicaid, the regulation of healthcare providers, health insurance markets, biomedical research, and public health programs. He also works on initiatives related to the Veterans Health Administration and U.S. Department of Defense health programs. Shane LaVigne, Partner, Capitol Advocacy Shane LaVigne, partner with Capitol Advocacy, joined the lobbying team in 2013, bringing over a decade of legal, political and public policy experience that has proven invaluable to the firm’s clients. His extensive experience in every facet of California’s political process – as a former political and fundraising consultant, Capitol staff member and as a legislative advocate – provides clients with an insightful and tailored communications strategy to frame issues effectively. Peter Mitchell, P.M. Consulting, Inc Peter Mitchell is a bi-partisan, political analyst of California Politics for over 17 years. In January of 2002, he was honored to form P.M. Consulting, Inc., a political/public affairs firm specializing in: independent expenditures; comprehensive non-partisan analysis on state and federal elections; fundraising; organization/public speaking; political campaign consulting; polling/research, strategy and management; and other services.