Deborah J. Williamson

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Top Rated Health Care Attorney in St. Clair Shores, MI

Williamson Health Law
 | 22725 Greater Mack Avenue, Bldg B, Suite 102
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
Phone: 734-789-7948
Fax: 734-469-3725
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Health Care
    Attorney Profile

    Deborah J. Williamson of Williamson Health Law, PLLC is a health law attorney focused on representing hospitals, health plans, physician groups, physicians, physical therapy businesses, psychologists, and other health care businesses in all aspects of health law.  Her clients include health care providers and professionals throughout the State of Michigan and nationwide.

    In her more than two decades as a lawyer, Ms. Williamson has had experience with a wide variety of matters, including Medicare Audits and Appeals; Professional License Defense; Compliance Audits and Self-Disclosures; Compliance Programs; Business Transactions & Contracts; Stark, Anti-Kickback, and Fraud & Abuse; Regulatory Analysis; and HIPAA Breaches and Compliance.

    In addition to advising her health care industry clients, Ms. Williamson also renders Stark and Fraud & Abuse Opinions for and consults with and assists business & transactional, employment, litigation, criminal defense, and other attorneys on health care regulatory and compliance issues impacting their representation of health care industry clients in a variety of matters, including: Entity Formation; Mergers, Acquisitions, and Sales; Joint Ventures; Contracts; Health Care Fraud; and Licensing Defense.

    Ms. Williamson was selected by her peers as a Fellow of the State Bar of Michigan’s Health Care Law Section in 2018. DBusiness Magazine named her a “top lawyer” in 2019, and she has been continuously listed in the publication Best Lawyers in America since 2013.  Best Lawyers has also honored her firm as one of the best in its class multiple years in a row.

    In addition to counseling her health care clients, Ms. Williamson regularly speaks and writes on health law topics such as Stark, HIPAA, compliance plans, and audits. She was a co-presenter for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s Health Law Institute multiple years in a row, and recently spoke on legal issues in retirement for the Michigan Psychological Association. She serves on the Council of the State Bar of Michigan’s Health Care Law Section, and is a member of the American Health Law Association.

    Ms. Williamson graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree. She earned her law degree from Michigan State University College of Law, and received her license to practice law in 1997. She is qualified to appear before all Michigan state courts.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Health Care
    Focus Areas

    Hospital Law, Health & Health Care Law

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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    About Deborah Williamson

    Admitted: 1997, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: https://williamsonhealthlaw.com/about

    Honors/Awards:

    • Fellow, State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section, 2018
    • Top Lawyer by DBusiness magazine, 2019
    • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2013-2020
    • Williamson Health Law ranked Metropolitan Tier II - Detroit, Health Care Law by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”, 2016-2020
    • Named as a Michigan Super Lawyer® Rising Star, 2011 and 2012

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Council of the Health Care Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan (2010-2016; 2018-2020)
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section, Former Chair of Providers Subcommittee
    • American Health Lawyers Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presented on Legal Issues in Retirement for the Michigan Psychological Association's educational workshop in Livonia, Michigan on February 7, 2020.
    • Co-Presenter of the Michigan Health Law Update at the Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s Annual Health Law Institute, 2009-2014

    Educational Background:

    • Western Michigan University, B.A. 1994, Cum Laude

    Industry Groups

    • Health Care
    • Insurance
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    Office Location for Deborah J. Williamson

    22725 Greater Mack Avenue
    Bldg B, Suite 102
    St. Clair Shores, MI 48080

    Phone: 734-789-7948

    Fax: 734-469-3725

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    Last Updated: 10/19/2020

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