Ann Koppel Joins Flanagan Partners

Most recently an assistant vice president/associate general counsel at Ochsner Health System, Ms. Koppel brings 18 years of experience to the firm.

Flanagan Partners is pleased to announce that Ann Koppel has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Ms. Koppel brings to the firm 18 years of experience as a litigator and advisor to business and individual clients. She has litigated a wide variety of complex cases and class actions, including matters concerning health care, products liability, insurance coverage and securities fraud. She has also advised corporate clients on risk management and corporate strategy.

“I am delighted to join the Flanagan Partners team. We share a client-centered approach to solving problems and advising the businesses and individuals we represent. I have developed a great respect for the team at Flanagan Partners over the past five years working together on a number of matters. I am excited to come on board.”

Ms. Koppel was most recently an Assistant Vice President/Associate General Counsel at Ochsner Health System, where she assisted with large complex litigation matters and provided advice on risk management and compliance issues. She also managed the HIPAA/privacy program and the research compliance program for the health system.

Ms. Koppel was one of the 2009 New Orleans CityBusiness Women of the Year. She is a graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, where she was elected to speak at graduation. She is an active volunteer with a number of educational and historic-preservation organizations in New Orleans, most recently chairing the Longue Vue House and Gardens Fundraiser in 2015 and the Hermann Grima Wine Auction in 2014.

She is a cum laude graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School. She is also a graduate of Dartmouth College, where she graduated with high honors in History.

Flanagan Partners LLP is a premier business-oriented law firm located in New Orleans. The firm handles complex commercial cases, appeals, and agreements for a diverse group of clients spanning numerous industries. Its attorneys have extensive courtroom experience litigating breach-of-contract claims, business torts, antitrust claims, insurance-coverage disputes, oilfield casualties, and construction issues.