Cynthia Ransburg-Brown

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

Awards & Accreditations

  • Best Lawyers in America©


  • The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Health Care Law, 2010-16
  • Birmingham Business Journal, Best of the Bar, 2006
  • Birmingham Magazine,Top Attorney, ERISA, 2009


  • Birmingham, Alabama 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
    • Selection Committee

Thought Leadership

  • 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, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Health Related Professions, Masters of Science Health Administration Program

Cumberland School of Law

JD, 1998

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
Jere Locke Beasley Scholarship in Trial Advocacy
Judicial Extern for Honorable Edwin L. Nelson, North District of Alabama

Northeast Louisiana University

BS, Home Economics, 1985

  • Oasis
  • Advisory Board

  • Author, Sirote's Health Care Blog
  • Author, "HIPAA: The Cost of Non-Compliance," Birmingham Medical News, June 2012
  • Author,“Supreme Court Upholds Federal Health Care Reform,” Birmingham Medical News Blog, July 3, 2012
  • Author, "Board Expands Office Based Surgery Rules", The Counselor, Year End 2011
  • Co-author, “Responding to RACS: Limits on RAC’s Medical Record Requests and Proper Methods for Appealing RAC Audit Determinations”, The Counselor, Fall 2009
  • Author, “Stark II, Phase III Regulations: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”, The Counselor, January 2008
  • 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)

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