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Krina C. Patel, ESQ.

 

 


Krina C. Patel, ESQ.

Ms. Krina Patel joined the firm as an Associate in 2008 to contribute her expertise in health care. Krina provides legislative counsel to various corporate interests, trade associations, labor unions, and non-profit organizations. Krina also conducts external communications, research, legislative tracking, and actively contributes towards lobbying campaigns.

Krina previously served at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, where she coordinated a multi-stakeholder group to work on the Community Health Worker Initiative and assisted in compiling a report to the Legislature on the implementation of a section of the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Act regarding health disparities (Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006, sec. 110).

Krina was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in December, 2008 after graduating from Suffolk University Law School in May, 2008 where she was President of the Health and Biomedical Law Society. She obtained a Masters degree in Health Policy and Management from the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine and an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Maine. 

Krina is a Board member of the Women's Bar Association (WBA) of Massachusetts. She is also Co-Chair of the WBA Public Relations Committee, and actively serves on the organization's Legislative Policy Committee.

She is also a Founding Board Member of Boston Young Healthcare Professionals, Inc. (BYHP), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization she created to connect healthcare professionals to develop strong cross-sector relationships and build knowledge across the various healthcare fields by offering educational forums, professional development and networking events, and community service opportunities with local charities with a health-related mission.