About Us


WORDSWORTH LAW PUBLICATIONS, INC. (WLP) is a respected 20+ year B2B print and 6+ year digital publisher.


Our mission is to help our readers prevail in litigation, whether defense or plaintiff’s counsel or to aid risk managers, by meeting the readers’ specialized information and expert guidance needs. WLP delivers expertise and excellence for both its print and digital publications in the vital areas of medical law, internet litigation, and civil practice. We produce high-quality and timely content presented in the fast read format that our professionals want and can immediately use. 


Our authors, experts, consultants, and researchers include practicing lawyers and physicians, professors of law and medicine, government agency attorneys, and publishing professionals. WLP has offices in New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Seattle. Contact Us



Digital Publications: These products focus on medical litigation for the risk management, attorney, physician, and insurance markets. The strategic subscription publications provide high-quality, in-depth law and medical information in monthly 50+ page reports, a weekly newsletter, and frequent Alerts.


Digital growth opportunities include conference, webinar, and other event production for the current publications, and expansion of the publications into similar verticals.


Medical Risk Law Monthly Reports provide critical medical litigation analysis in 50+page monthly reports.


Medical Risk Law Weekly News provides FDA, CDC, DOJ warnings and important case decisions every week.


Medical Risk Law Alert! provides breaking news with "what this means to you" commentary.



Books: WLP has over 150 authored books and publication projects and is recognized nationally as a premier authority on medical and personal injury litigation, employment and worker’s compensation issues, insurance, business and internet law, among other topics.


WLP has a strong relationship with Thomson Reuters on the print publications comprising multi-year contracts for multiple-volume publications, authoring of law books, and other publishing projects.




Professor Marilyn J. Berger
Seattle University School of Law


Ed Coburn
Harvard Health Publications


Dr. Simon S. Chung
George Washington University Medical School
Dominion Urological Consultants


Sheani Chanmugam
Thomson Reuters


Professor Karen Czapanskiy
University of Maryland Carey School of Law


Mary Carney
U.S. Government


Katherine Steele
Bullivant, Houser, Bailey




Monique C.M. Leahy, JD



Ms. Leahy is nationally recognized as a premier authority on medical-legal and personal injury litigation, employment and workers’ compensation issues, internet law, and state-specific civil litigation in her over 100 published works. She is an attorney licensed in Washington, Missouri, and Kansas. While in private practice, Ms. Leahy focused on litigation as well as corporate transactions and telecommunications law. She is a former managing editor at Lawyers Cooperative Publishing/Research Institute of America, a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters. She has a B.A., University of Washington, and a J.D., Seattle University School of Law.


Nancy Graber, JD, LLM

Senior Editor


Nancy Graber is an attorney specializing in employee benefits, executive compensation, and related issues.  Her background includes serving as of counsel at DLA Piper, as a principal at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, and as the managing editor for a group of employee benefits publications for a division of Thomson Publishing. Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, a law degree from DePaul University, and a Master of Laws in Taxation (with Certificate in Employee Benefits Law) from Georgetown University.  She is admitted to the bar in Illinois and Pennsylvania.


Pat Proebsting, JD

Lead Editor


Patricia Proebsting is a staff attorney with the Northwest Justice Project providing legal services to low-income persons in Washington State. She is currently working with information management technicians to develop a statewide network of research resources for legal services attorneys. She has a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Washington and a J.D. degree from Seattle University.


Sarah Kelman, JD

Senior Editor


Sarah Kelman is a Legal Writing Instructor, California State University, Fullerton. Formerly, she was with the Department of Justice-Federal Bureau of Prisons. She has a B.A. Russian Studies, University of Georgia; an M.A. Film Studies, University of Wisconsin; and a J.D. University of Georgia.


Mary Carney, JD

Senior Editor


Mary Carney is a former United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch, attorney. She formed Carney Consultants working on international compliance.


Heidi Gilchrist, JD

Contributing Editor


Ms. Gilchrist is a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School where she teaches legal writing. Her former law practice included securities litigation and international law in New York City.  She has a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. from Yale University and was a Fulbright Scholar in Damascus, Syria.


Maggie Gerrity

Accounts & Publications Manager




Sean Taylor

Evan Lander

Henri Vrod