Milanna Datlow

Milanna Datlow

Associate

Milanna Datlow

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Milanna Datlow is a member of the Managed Care + Employee Benefit Litigation Group. She has experience defending group welfare benefits and pension benefits plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) against allegations of fiduciary violations and other claims under ERISA brought by the Secretary of Labor and by a workers' union in an alleged class action. Milanna also defended cases involving allegations of medical malpractice as well as hospital negligence. Recently, she obtained a dismissal of a vicarious liability claim against a national operator of hospitals by successfully showing that the expert opinion letter accompanying the complaint did not meet the statutory mandate. Additionally, Milanna has experience defending discovery of peer review material and doctors' credentialing files, and has written on the topic of hospital risk management. 

    Prior to joining the firm, Milanna was a senior associate at a national civil litigation law firm where she specialized in medical malpractice and commercial litigation. She also served as a legal research clerk to judges at the Connecticut Superior Court. While in law school, Milanna clerked for the Honorable Lisa M. Smith, United States Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York and interned at the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "Coverage Under Private Group Health and Disability Plans: Implications of COVID-19," published in For The Defense, a publication of The Defense Research Institute (August 2020)

      "Hospital Risk Management: Issues to Consider to Minimize Exposure in Litigation," published in For The Defense, a publication of The Defense Research Institute (May 2020)
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    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "Hospital Risk Management: Issues to Consider to Minimize Exposure in Litigation," presented by The Defense Research Institute (DRI) (8/7/2020)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • August 14, 2020

        Milanna Datlow Authors DRI Article on Coverage Under Private Group Health and Disability Plans as a Result of COVID-19

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      • May 13, 2020

        Milanna Datlow Authors DRI Article on Hospital Risk Management Issues

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