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Karen Taillon

Karen L. Taillon Video Alternative Dispute Resolution Bio Karen Taillon ADR Bio Case Studies Breach of Agency Contract (pdf) Healthcare Related Case Studies Employment & Wrongful Termination Managed Care Contract Litigation Hospital Real Estate Litigation Partner “I choose to be a facilitator of solutions rather than an obstacle to resolution.” Ms. Taillon joined Cummins & White, LLP as a partner in 1993, returning to private practice from her position as corporate vice president and general counsel for United Western Medical Centers, a multi-facility health system in Orange County, California. Formerly certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by the Healthcare Compliance Association, Ms. Taillon focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals and other healthcare providers. She is a trained and experienced mediator and arbitrator and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association’s ADR Panel of Arbitrators, and AAA Roster of Healthcare Neutrals, and is qualified as a medical staff hearing officer. Practice Areas Medical Staff & Disciplinary Proceedings Healthcare and Hospital Law Managed Care Contracting and Disputes Physician Contract Disputes Risk/Compliance Privacy Real Estate Transactions & Litigation Employment Disputes (DLSE/EEOC/DFEH) Bar Admissions U.S. Supreme Court U.S. District Court (Central District of California) U.S. District Court, Western Pennsylvania Mississippi State Bar (Limited Special Appointment to provide pro bono legal services to Hurricane Katrina victims) Education BS (Law), California State University, Fullerton and Western State University College of Law JD, Western State University College of Law Pepperdine University/Strause Institute (ADR Training) Representative Clients Adventist Health System West Hoag Orthopedic Instistute Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian MemorialCare Health System Recognition Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory’s highest AV rating WSU Law School Hall of Fame Inductee (2012) Memberships American Health Lawyers Association California Society of Healthcare Attorneys Health Care Compliance Association Hospital Association of Southern California State Bar of California Charitable Interests and Community Service Ms. Taillon serves as an elder and previously as a member of the Permanent Judicial Commission of the Los Ranchos Presbytary (PCUSA) and serves as a Dean’s Counselor at Western State University.