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Bette Squeglia is a partner in Bricker & Eckler’s Health Care group as well as the firm’s Government Relations and Insurance groups. Her practice includes insurance regulation, health care and legislative and government affairs with an emphasis on representation before state regulatory agencies, including the Ohio Department of Insurance. She is experienced in the formation of insurance companies, managed care contracting, corporate transactions involving insurance companies, risk retention groups and health care organizations, and HIPAA privacy.

Bette has authored numerous pieces of legislation, including two major bond finance statutes and the act to regulate prepaid dental plans and is a frequent national speaker on insurance regulatory and privacy issues. She has served as Special Counsel to the Ohio Superintendent of Insurance and is a former chief of staff for the Ohio Senate Republican caucus.


  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215-4291


  • The Ohio State University, BA, graduated 1971


  • American Bar Association (Health Law Forum); Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association - Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Health Care Law


  • •Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

"Bette has developed such a deep understanding of insurance and Health Care Law that we prefer her expertise in complex situations requiring highly skilled and knowledgeable advice. She has worked with the company for the past 10 years so she understands our direction and needs at all levels. Bette is our "go-to" insurance lawyer period."

"Bette Squeglia's vast knowledge and experience in the areas of health care and insurance law has been critically important to us in administering a large health care plan. Bette's appreciation of our business needs has meant that she is very practical in her approach to our legal issues while always ensuring that the legal requirements are satisfied."

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