(RALEIGH, N.C.)—The Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina (AHHC-NC) recently named Renee J. Montgomery, a partner in the Raleigh office of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, the recipient of the Dr. Ellen B. Winston Award. Ms. Montgomery joins past recipients of the honor, including Barbara Matula, former Director of the N.C. Division of Medical Assistance, The Honorable Claude Pepper, Member of Congress and Chairman of the House Select Committee on Aging and Val Halamandaris, President of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice.
“[Ms. Montgomery’s] personal contribution has touched the lives of numerous patients and their families,” AHHC-NC Executive Vice-President Tim Rogers wrote in a letter announcing the award. “[Her] passion, professionalism, intelligence and commitment is second to none.”
The award, which honors the memory and dedication of Dr. Ellen B. Winston, is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to home care and hospice in North Carolina. Dr. Winston served in numerous state and federal leadership positions, and championed the cause of home care and hospice.
"Having the opportunity to work with Renee on behalf of the Association, its hundreds of member-providers, and the thousands of patients they serve, I can think of no one more deserving of the award," said Matt Wolfe, an attorney in the Firm's Raleigh office. "Renee is not only a tireless advocate, she is truly a champion for her clients and those they represent and serve."
For more than 25 years, Ms. Montgomery has represented health care providers and other organizations in administrative proceedings and regulatory and litigation matters. She focuses her practice in the health law area and has extensive experience in regulatory and administrative law. Ms. Montgomery also frequently lectures on health law and administrative law issues.
Ms. Montgomery has been recognized in Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America in Administrative Law and Health Care Law, 2007-2012. She has also been named to North Carolina Super Lawyers in Health Care Law and Administrative Law, 2006-2011.
Ms. Montgomery received her JD, with distinction, in 1978 and her BA in 1971 from Duke University.
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