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Cynthia Ransburg-Brown

Tel: 205-930-5389
Fax: 205-212-3802
Alice Cook & Linda Conner

Cynthia is a member of the Health Care Counseling practice at Sirote. She advises clients in the areas of health care law, corporate compliance, administrative law and business law.

  • Advises numerous physicians, physician groups, and health care organizations on matters involving regulatory issues, formation, and operations
  • Additional areas of practice include Stark Compliance, Fraud and Abuse Issues, and State and Federal regulatory compliance, development and implementation of Corporate Compliance Programs, reimbursement and billing issues with both government and private third party payors, HIPAA/HITECH, EMTALA, HCQIA, mergers and acquisitions, and administrative agency proceedings including medical licensure issues, claims review, and Certificate of Need
  • Adjunct Professor of Health Care Law, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Health Related Professions, Masters in Health Administration Program
  • Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law 
  • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, ERISA, 2009
  • Birmingham Business Journal, Best of the Bar, 2006 
  • Birmingham, Alabama State and American Bar Associations  
  • Magic City Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law, Editorial Board
  • Alabama Bar Leadership Forum, Class 5
    • Programs Committee


  • Cumberland School of Law
    JD, 1998
  • Northeast Louisiana University
    BS, Home Economics, 1985

Additional Accolades

 Cumberland School of Law

  • National Women Lawyers Association, Outstanding Female Law Graduate, 1998
  • Cumberland Law Review
  • Trial Advocacy Board, chief judge 
  • Phi Delta Phi (legal fraternity)
  • Order of the Barrister
  • Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow
  • Dean's List
  • Gere L. Beasley Leadership Scholarship
  • Judicial Extern for Honorable Edwin L. Nelson, North District of Alabama

  •  Oasis, advisory board




  • Speaker, “Opting Out of Medicare,” Madison County Medical Society Monthly Meeting, July 29, 2010
  • Speaker, “Health Care Law Class,” University of Alabama at Birmingham, Executive Masters Program Master of Science - Health Administration (MSHA), May 1-8, 2010
  • Speaker, “Health Information Technology for Electronic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)”, Alabama Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers Continuing Education Seminar, February 9, 2010
  • Speaker, "Group Practice Formation & Contracts 101", presented to the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians, December 12, 2009
  • Speaker, "Health Care Law Update 2012", Brookwood Practice Manager’s Monthly Meeting, Jan. 12, 2012
  • Speaker, "The Ultimate Jigsaw Puzzle: Learning Where the Pieces Fit", Medical Association for the State of Alabama, Jan. 19, 2012
  • Speaker, "Accountable Care Organizations", Alabama Academy of Family Physicians, Winter CME Meeting, Dec. 21, 2011
  • Speaker, "Health Care Law Update", Medical Group Management Association, Birmingham Chapter, Nov. 17, 2011
  • Speaker, “Health Care Law Update,” Rocket City Coders – Alabama Association of Professional CodersContinuing Education Seminar (April 2010); Magic City Coders (June 2010); Huntsville Chapter, Medical Group Management Association (August 2010); Birmingham Chapter, Medical Group Management Association (October 2010); Shoals Area/Florence Coders (October 2010)



Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2015 - 8/19/2014

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Alabama Society of Enrolled Agents Invites Sirote Attorneys to Speak About Health Care - 10/25/2013

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 Sirote Attorneys as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2014 - 8/16/2013

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Sirote & Permutt Hosts a Free Seminar About Health Care Law - 5/2/2013

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Cynthia Ransburg-Brown published in Birmingham Medical News - 7/13/2012

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Legal Alert: Supreme Court Upholds Federal Health Care Reform - 7/3/2012

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Birmingham Magazine Recognizes 17 From Sirote As Top Attorneys - 3/10/2009

Birmingham law firm, Sirote & Permutt, is pleased to announce that 17 attorneys from the firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in the list of “Top Attorneys” published in Birmingham Magazine. Read More