The Return of Restrictions 11-23-20
Many states are re-imposing restrictions on businesses, as the COVID-19 pandemic has surged in many parts of the country. Join AmSpa Founder and CEO, Alex Thiersch, ByrdAdatto Partner, Renee Coover, JD, and AmSpa Legal Coordinator, Patrick O'Brien, JD, as they review and discuss the new restrictions in Illinois, California and elsewhere, and how they may impact your medical aesthetic practice.
Alex R Theirsch
JD, CEO and Founder
American Med Spa Association
Alex Thiersch, JD, is the Founder and CEO of the American Med Spa Association, and he is also a partner at the business, healthcare, and aesthetic law firm of ByrdAdatto. He has extensive experience representing industry professionals before state medical boards, and is one of the most sought after speakers in the country regarding matters of practice management and medical aesthetic law including conferences for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Global Aesthetics Conference, Vegas Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, The Medical Spa Show, and others.
Renee E. Coover
Renee Coover is a Partner with ByrdAdatto, a national business and health care boutique law firm with offices in Dallas and Chicago. She has a unique background, blending litigation with healthcare law. A former litigator in high-stakes employment cases, Renee has extensive experience with counseling and representing businesses in employment matters, policies, and contract disputes, and defending business owners in state and federal trials. She has also served as General Counsel for AmSpa , advising health care professionals on regulatory and legal issues governing the medical spa industry. She assists doctors, dentists, and other medical professionals with their businesses and regulatory challenges, and routinely advises and counsels business owners in proper corporate formation, complying with specific state laws and regulations, and implementing proper employment policies and practices for their business. Renee has been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers and named an Illinois Rising Star for the past 9 years. 2013-2020).
Patrick O’Brien, JD
Patrick O’Brien, JD is the Legal Coordinator for the American Med Spa Association. Patrick’s practice focuses on state and federal health care laws and regulations, and legislative developments in health care primarily for the aesthetic industry. He provides educational and informational resources to AmSpa’s members to help them navigate their state’s regulatory landscape and assisting AmSpa in its legislative efforts.