Dr. McMenamin is the Principal at McMenamin Law Offices, PLLC, in Richmond, Virginia. He is also Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, W Medical Strategy Group, and Co-Founder and CEO, Civic Telehealth, LLC. He has over 30 years' experience in representing and advising health care providers, life sciences companies, telemedicine concerns, and food companies. Joe has defended these organizations against a variety of allegations in state and federal court. He currently assists clients on an array of regulatory and reimbursement issues, licensure, informed consent, contract matters, risk management, privacy, and the legal issues implicated by augmented intelligence. For much of his career, Joe was a partner at a large international law firm, before launching his own solo law practice in 2013.
Previously, Dr. McMenamin practiced emergency medicine at hospitals in Pennsylvania and Georgia on a part-time and full-time basis over a seven-year period overlapping his specialty training and legal education. He presently serves as general counsel to the Virginia Telemedicine Network, and as a member of the Legal Resource Team for CTeL, the Center for Telehealth and eHealth Law. Joe is an associate professor of Legal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia and a former member of the Boards of Directors of the Medical Society of Virginia Insurance Agency and of the Richmond Ambulance Authority. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief, World Asian Medical Journal, and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Health Law Section.
Dr. McMenamin has authored or co-authored hundreds of articles and book chapters on a wide array of topics pertinent to the fields alluded to above as well as on other subjects. He has also given hundreds of presentations at local, state, national, and international meetings of lawyers, doctors, risk managers, business continuity experts, regulatory professionals, and other groups on topics pertinent to his areas of expertise.
Dr. McMenamin graduated summa cum laude from Washington and Lee with a BS in chemistry in 1974, with an MD from the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1978, and with a JD from the School of Law at the same institution in 1985. He trained in internal medicine at Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta from 1978 to 1981. He is board-certified in Legal Medicine and a Fellow of the College of Legal Medicine.