Duly Noted

 Attorney Billee Ward joins Dickinson Wright’s Grand Rapids office

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Billee Ward has joined the firm’s Grand Rapids office as Of Counsel.

Ward specializes in health care law, corporate law, and commercial transactions.  She represents health care providers, medical device manufacturers, and other health care-related entities in corporate and transactional matters, and counsels them on compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, privacy laws including HIPAA and HITECH, federal and state laws governing health facilities and health professionals, and FDA and other laws relating to human subjects research.  She assists her healthcare clients in the drafting and implementation of policies and procedures, medical staff and corporate bylaws, and other documents essential to their operations.  In her corporate practice, Ward advises new and established businesses on legal and operational issues including entity structure and formation, corporate financing and governance, owner relations, mergers and acquisitions, contractual arrangements, and other business matters.
Ward is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan – Health Care Law Section, the State Bar of Michigan – Business Law Section, and the Kalamazoo County Bar Association. She is recognized by her peers as a Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Health Care Law and she serves on the Board of Directors for the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Big Brothers Big Sisters, a Community of Caring. Ward received her B.A. from Kalamazoo College and her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.