CJH PhotoWatkins & Eager Member C. Joyce Hall was elected Vice Chair of the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association at the recent ABA Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Health Law Section of the ABA is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA. Health Law Section members represent clients in all segments of the healthcare industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers; teaching and research organizations; managed care organizations and other third-party payors; pharmaceutical companies; and device manufacturers. In addition, its members work in governmental healthcare programs, federal and state regulatory bodies and the academic community.  Joyce has been an active member of the ABA Health Law Section serving as Section Secretary, Interest Group Chair, Interest Group Leadership Chair, Programs Co-Chair and Council Member.

Joyce serves as the Chair of Watkins & Eager's Health Care Practice Group. She has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in Health Care Law by Best Lawyers of America® and has been previously honored by the Mississippi Business Journal as one of Mississippi's 50 Leading Business Women.  Joyce has addressed organizations such as the Mississippi Orthopaedic Society, Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians and the Mississippi Bar Health Law Section on recent health care law issues. Joyce and her husband, Daniel, live in Madison, Mississippi, and are active members of Broadmoor Baptist Church.

Mississippi Business Journal Announcement September 5, 2014