Spencer Fane Partner Ayesha Mehdi among panelists set for March 25 virtual event
The UNLV Minority Serving-Institution Student Council plans to host Routes of Empowerment, a Zoom discussion featuring prominent women in multiple industries, from 4-6 p.m. March 25.
Panelists, including Las Vegas attorney and Spencer Fane Partner Ayesha Mehdi, will explore the methods they use to remain empowered in their chosen areas.
Mehdi will represent the legal profession and will be joined by Dr. Ama Brobbey, representing medical; Myrna Soto, representing technology; and Rose McKinney-James, representing energy.
Registration is free and available at eventbrite.com/e/routes-of-empowerment-tickets-143546971857.
For more on UNLV as a Minority Serving-Institution, visit unlv.edu/diversity/msi.
MORE ABOUT AYESHA MEHDI
Ayesha Mehdi received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration with honors in Finance from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration, and her Master’s in Health Services Administration, as well as her Juris Doctorate degree, from the University of Kansas, where she serves on the law school’s Board of Governors.
As a health care attorney, she works closely with physicians, health care professionals and various health care and closely held businesses in a wide range of corporate, transactional, regulatory and licensure matters. As a partner in the Spencer Fane health care group, she counsels clients on fraud and abuse; health information technology (HIT) and compliance; antitrust; health information privacy and security (HIPAA and HITECH Act); and health care reimbursement.
Along with speaking at regional and national seminars and conferences for both legal and health care associations, she is a pro bono attorney for the Children’s Attorney Project of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s Fraud and Compliance interest group and active American Health Law Association Member, which selected her to its Leadership Development Program in 2019.