Office Location:
280 Granite Run Drive, Suite 300
Lancaster, PA 17601

Email:  sdm@optimaladr.com
Phone: (215) 696-9552

Stacey Meadows, Esq.

Mediator/Arbitrator

Stacey has over 25 years of legal experience in patient safety, quality assurance, and physician integration issues.  She works with our lawyers on corporate and regulatory issues, as well as high level strategic issues for our healthcare clients.  Stacey also assists in the development of the firm’s healthcare litigation-mediation practice which includes medical staff matters and ACA/ACO disputes.

Stacey provides counseling on best practices with respect to all phases of employee relations including interviewing, disciplining, and terminating.  She works with our employment team in drafting and reviewing employment documents, policies, non-competes, and severance agreements. Stacey has substantial experience in managing all types of internal investigations.

Prior to joining a private law firm, Stacey served 16 years as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of TJUH System, comprising Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, affiliated physician practices, and healthcare companies in Philadelphia. In this position, she was responsible for legal affairs and corporate governance for all clinical boards and board committees, including the Clinical Affairs Committee of Thomas Jefferson University and the Quality Committee of TJUH System.  Stacey managed the Risk Management, Claims Management, and Patient Safety departments and served as an adviser to the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff and Office of Medical Staff Affairs.  She was also an Executive Sponsor for major quality and safety initiatives, including the Quality and Safety Strategic Plan and LifeWings Patient Safety Program.  Additionally, Stacey provided oversight of the health system’s insurance program for all lines of coverage.  She directly supervised the Director of Risk Management and Insurance in implementing the insurance program.  She worked closely with insurance and finance staff, brokers, insurers, and the Board of Trustees on coverage and risk mitigation and managed coverage litigation.

Early in her career, Stacey served as Chief Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia Law Department where she acted as counsel to the Departments of Health and Human Services. In this position, she supervised litigation for health, mental health, and dependency matters in state and federal courts and negotiated all Health Department contracts.

Stacey is a member of national and local professional societies including the American, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.  She lectures frequently on healthcare topics for hospitals and academic centers.  Stacey earned a B.A. in English, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was the recipient of the Jones Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Public Interest.