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Phelps Lawyer Isabel Bonilla-Mathé Named American Bar Foundation Fellow

September 15, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — Isabel Bonilla-Mathé, an associate in Phelps’ New Orleans office, was named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

The Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars who show outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Membership is limited to 1% of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and elected by the foundation’s board.

Isabel represents a wide range of health care provider clients in administrative and judicial proceedings, arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolutions, negotiations and transactions, government affairs, and matters of regulatory compliance.

In addition to her role at Phelps, Isabel teaches the “Fundamentals of Health Care Law” course at Tulane University Law School and is an active member of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Isabel graduated from Tulane University Law School. She earned her master's in health administration from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her bachelor’s from the University of Miami.


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