SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 12, 2013 – Adrienne Dresevic, Jessica Gustafson and Clinton Mikel of Southfield, Mich.-based The Health Law Partners were recently appointed to multiple positions for the American Bar Association – Health Law Section. Founding Shareholder Robert Iwrey made the announcement.
Dresevic, a founding shareholder of the firm, will serve in multiple roles, including co-chair for the Publications Committee, chair of the Stark & Anti-Kickback Toolkit Editorial Board, liaison to The Health Law Editorial Board, vice chair for the Revenue Committee and vice chair for the Physicians Legal Issues Conference. An avid writer and speaker, Dresevic has published more than 60 articles on health care law and presents at national conferences throughout the year. Dresevic’s practice encompasses the full spectrum of health care law with a substantial portion of her practice dedicated to Stark & Anti-Kick Fraud and Abuse. She received her juris doctorate from Wayne State University Law School, finishing second in her class magna cum laude, and was a member of the Order of the Coif.
Also a founding shareholder, Gustafson will serve as vice chair of the Physician Issues Interest Group. Gustafson has experience in all areas of health care law, where she specializes her practice in Recovery Audit Contractor and Medicare audit appeals, as well as regularly assisting clients with compliance and reimbursement issues. She routinely publishes articles and advises the health care industry in this area of law at conferences and speaking engagements across the country. Gustafson graduated cum laude from Miami University, and earned her juris doctorate from Wayne State University Law School.
Mikel will serve as chair of the eHealth, Privacy and Security Interest Group and vice chair of the Publications Committee. A partner with the firm, Mikel practices in all areas of health care law, garnering critical attention in state and federal compliance and telehealth/telemedicine matters. A frequent speaker and author in this area of law, Mikel routinely holds educational sessions for clients interested in telemedicine and the legalities surrounding this new and growing area of health care. Mikel received his juris doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School, and completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University.
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Health Law Partners
Southfield, Mich.- based The Health Law Partners (HLP) is a law firm dedicated to the practice of health care law. The firm takes pride in delivering progressive results for their clients and exceeding their high standards for service. Established in 2009 by Adrienne Dresevic, Jessica Gustafson, Robert Iwrey, Carey Kalmowitz, and Abby Pendleton, the firm has built a national network, with additional offices in New York and Atlanta. Clients include solo practitioners, group practices, hospitals, hospice organizations and health systems.
The firm has extensive knowledge and experience in Stark and Anti-Kickback law compliance, health care billing and reimbursement issues, health care transactional work, and Medicare and Medicaid appeals, as well as licensing issues, physician and staff privileging, and participation with third-party payers. HLP attorneys are adept at providing post-audit defense and appeals, a specialty that also provides them with valuable insight and experience into the compliance side of the legal equation—identifying and addressing avoidable vulnerabilities and exposures. For more information, please visit www.thehealthlawpartners.com.