Michael Cook is a partner and co-chair of the Health Care Group at Liles Parker PLLC. Michael also serves as a Strategic Health Care Advisor to ImpactWear International LLP -- a start-up company that has developed a breakthrough product for the prevention of hip fractures in the elderly. Michael has more than 37 years’ experience representing health care related clients and previously chaired DC office health care practices of several national and international law firms. He began his legal career representing the federal regulators of the Medicare, Medicaid, and AFDC programs as an attorney at the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Michael also has advised a number of political campaigns on health care issues in a voluntary capacity, including the recent campaign of Hillary Clinton for President, the campaigns of Governors Northam, Kaine and McAuliffe, and the campaigns of Senator Kaine and Congressman Beyer, and has served on the health care issues or transition teams for Governors-Elect Kaine, McAuliffe, and Northam. He was appointed by Governor McAuliffe to serve on the Board of the Department of Medical Assistance Services – the Department that administers Virginia’s Medicaid program at the State level, and was a member of a work group for Governor Kaine’s Health Reform Commission. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Osteoporosis Foundation and First Star Academies, on the Board of the Temple University Political Science Department, and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Advisory Board for the Center for Public Service and Scholarship at Shenandoah University.