I learned that Hogan's C memo is considered "excellent" by someone with these qualifications:
So, while it may be a C to our prof--- in the real world (where we will actually practice)
it is something that can be "relied upon by the senior partner without hesitation" and that makes me feel fantastic regardless of my arbitrary grade.
This from the firm's website:
Mr. lawyer:(name changed to protect him from trolls) also knows Hogan.
After he read my memo he told me he had litigated many LOIC cases.
Focus: Healthcare Litigation
Credentialing and Peer Review
Personal Injury Litigation
Mr. X has specialized in litigating civil matters throughout his career, both in state and federal court. He focuses primarily upon the representation of hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers in healthcare litigation, including medical malpractice, credentialing and peer review, and contractual and regulatory compliance. Mr. X is actively involved in consulting with the firm's healthcare clients on loss prevention and risk management issues, and in coordinating the defense of professional liability and general liability claims.
Mr. X also has litigation experience in product liability actions involving automobiles, trucks, drugs, pesticides, medical devices and manufacturing equipment. In addition, he has prosecuted selected personal injury and wrongful death actions, resulting in over $3.5 million in settlements and judgments. He has extensively participated in all forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Representative matters include the following:
Litigation counsel for major academic medical center and tertiary care hospital for professional liability claims.
Representation of national owner/operators of hospitals and freestanding surgical centers regarding loss prevention, risk management, insurance, credentialing and peer review matters.
Lead defense counsel in consolidated litigation involving multiple fatality nursing home fire.
Mr. X is a Member of the Litigation and the Healthcare Practice Areas in the firm's Nashville Downtown Office. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he played on the Varsity Golf Team. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1982. Mr. X then attended the University of Tennessee Law School where he served as student materials editor for the Tennessee Law Review and his case note, Constitutional Law - Limitation of Actions - Application of the Vested Rights Doctrine, 51 Tenn. L. Rev. 129 (Fall 1983), was selected for publication. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Tennessee in 1985.
Mr. X is a member of the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations, American Health Lawyers Association, and Defense Research Institute. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in Nashville (Nashville Post magazine, January 2003).