magazine quoted McGuireWoods Chicago counsel
Julie Letwat in two recent stories about efforts to step up production of medical
ventilators to help COVID-19 patients.
Letwat was quoted in an
April 15, 2020, story about U.S. automakers using their capabilities to produce ventilators.
While the development was positive, she noted that important questions
“It’s very good and very positive that these companies are stepping
forward,” said Letwat, a member of McGuireWoods’
COVID-19 Response Team. “But the devil’s in the details. Will they have enough workers? Who’s
paying for these? How will they be distributed?”
April 2 Fortune story, Letwat addressed the need for trained medical personnel to operate the
“These are not plug-into-the-wall-and-go machines,” she said. “These have
to be individually calibrated for patients — and if they’re not, the