As the daughter of a periodontist, Courtney P. Cowan has been fascinated by the healthcare field since childhood. Courtney often accompanied her father to his office where she developed an appreciation for physicians and their respective practices. Having absolutely no dexterity that is required to be a surgeon, however, Courtney instead decided to pursue a degree in business while attending Baylor University. It wasn’t until she was required to take a business law course that Courtney discovered her passion for the law. After graduating from SMU Dedman School of Law, Courtney serendipitously connected with ByrdAdatto and now combines her business background with her enthusiasm for healthcare and the law.

Courtney focuses her practice on operational, transactional, and regulatory matters, advising clients on a wide range of complex health care laws. She routinely counsels professionals in the health care industry on best practices for maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations that affect their day-to-day operations. In addition to her health care experience, Courtney assists clients with developing their corporate structure, corporate governance, and business succession planning.

In her spare time, Courtney enjoys traveling with her husband, under-utilizing her gym membership, avidly following Baylor athletics, and obsessing over her rescue dog, Charlie.

 

EDUCATION

Baylor University, B.B.A. (2013)

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D, Associate Managing Editor, SMU Law Review. (2016)

 

ADMISSIONS  

Texas State Bar

 

HONORS

Federal Judicial Extern to the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Federal Judicial Intern to the Honorable Catharina Haynes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

 

ASSOCIATIONS

Texas State Bar Association

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

 

MEDIA 

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • Speaker, How to Work with Influencers, American Med Spa Association webinar
  • Co-Speaker with Renee Coover, Legal Pitfalls Surrounding Social Media Influencers, American Med Spa Association- Medical Spa Show
  • Co-Speaker with Renee Coover and Sam Pondrom, Legal 101: The Basics of Compliance – Medical Spa Formation and Ownership; Consultation and Treatment Plan; Delegation and Supervision, American Med Spa Association- Medical Spa Show
  • Co-Speaker with Kita McCray, FaceTime, Skype and Med Spas, American Med Spa Association webinar
  • Speaker, Three Steps to Building Your Exit Plan, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Speaker, Utilizing Non-Physician Providers: Who Can Do What?, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Speaker, Setting Up an MSO—What Does a Contract Look Like?, American Med Spa Association webinar
  • Co-Speaker with Jay Reyero, HIPPA Lawyer Tells All, The Solutions Team webinar
  • Speaker, Communicating the MSO Model, ByrdAdatto University
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