BAILEY N. WENDZEL* is an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, DC, office of Epstein Becker Green. She will be focusing her practice on behavioral health, fraud and abuse, transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters.
Ms. Wendzel is a contributing author of Epstein Becker Green's Telemental Health Laws app, a comprehensive survey of state telehealth laws, regulations, and policies for mental and behavioral health practitioners and stakeholders across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
Before embarking on a legal career, Ms. Wendzel was a Program Director of the San Francisco branch of a national mental health organization, where, among other things, she directed and managed evidence-based education programs supporting individuals with mental health conditions (and their families) and managed city contracts with the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Behavioral Health Services. She also launched an innovative psychiatric post-hospitalization program with San Francisco hospitals, which was recognized by the San Francisco Chronicle. In addition, Ms. Wendzel served in various research roles, including as a Neuropsychological Activities Leader for Alzheimer's Services Research at an adult health care facility in Southern California; a Research Assistant in the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine; a Neuropsychological Assessment Intern researching Alzheimer’s disease at a memory care provider in Southern California; and an OCD/Anxiety Researcher at a nonprofit psychiatric hospital in Rhode Island.
Ms. Wendzel received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center (“Georgetown”), where she was an Editor of the “Annual Survey of White Collar Crime” for the American Criminal Law Review Journal and a Public Interest Fellow. She was recognized by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers for her work as a student attorney in the Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown. During law school, Ms. Wendzel served as a Law Clerk for both the Mental Health Division of the Public Defender Service in Washington, DC, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California.
Ms. Wendzel graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
*Admitted in California; not admitted in the District of Columbia.
- Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2019)
- Public Interest Fellow
- Brown University (B.A., 2013)