Clearwater Compliance names senior director

Former civil rights investigator to lead legal, compliance

Clearwater Compliance announced today Michelle Caswell has joined the HIPAA-HITECH resources company as senior director of legal and compliance.

Formerly an Office for Civil Rights investigator, Caswell also served as a health care risk and compliance consultant and as in-house counsel. In her new position, Caswell will oversee the development of Clearwater's educational solutions and will serve as in-house counsel.

"We were fortunately to find someone with Michelle's expertise to fill this key role and can't wait to see the impact of her efforts as a member of the Clearwater team" Bob Chaput, Clearwater founder and CEO, said in a release. "Her insight resulting from direct experience working with, and for, OCR will be invaluable to our customers."

Caswell received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and her Juris Doctorate degree from John Marshall Law School.