On April 28, 2017, HSPRD partners Juliet Berger-White and Caryn C. Lederer presented, “Best Practices in Providing Healthcare to Transgender and Gender Expansive Patients,” at the annual conference of the Chicago Healthcare Risk Management Society. CHRMS provides its members with educational, networking and professional development opportunities within healthcare and risk management.
Juliet Berger-White and Caryn C. Lederer are partners with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. They represent clients in complex litigation matters, with a focus on labor and employment law and civil rights. In addition to their litigation practices, they also counsel individuals, non-profit institutions, and corporations on a range of employment and discrimination issues and have previously spoken on best practices for providing healthcare to transgender and gender expansive patients. In addition, Ms. Berger-White has worked with students and school districts in addressing the issues that arise for transgender students and helped draft a model school policy for inclusion of such students in collaboration with the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital.