Victoria S. Lehman

Victoria Lehman manages all aspects of litigation and serves as trial counsel for the defense of hospitals and healthcare providers in medical malpractice litigation, premises liability and general negligence claims. Her practice focuses primarily on the defense of healthcare providers and health systems in all facets of litigation, from initial investigation through trial. She has significant experience managing high exposure claims, with a strong emphasis on pre-suit resolution and alternative dispute resolution. Ms. Lehman regularly counsels and works with her clients on a
wide variety of corporate risk management and loss prevention issues. Her practice also includes representing healthcare providers in administrative matters, including State licensure investigations, Administrative Complaints and hearings before Medical Disciplinary Boards and the Attorney General.

Ms. Lehman frequently lectures and presents to healthcare providers on varying medical legal topics including: electronic medical records, trends in medical malpractice litigation, durable powers of attorney and end of life care. She also serves as a mentor to law students and young attorneys within the community and firm.

Ms. Lehman is licensed to practice law in Michigan, as well as the U.S. District Court of Eastern Michigan. Ms. Lehman received her J.D., cum laude, from Wayne State University, where she was a Dean’s Scholar and Lombard Fellow. She also holds a B.A., with high distinction, from the University of Michigan in both Psychology and Spanish. She is proficient in Spanish.

Ms. Lehman has an “AV” Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking by peers for general ethical standards and legal ability. Ms. Lehman has also been nominated as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” Attorney in the State of Michigan based upon peer recognition and professional achievement within the field of Medical Malpractice Defense.

Education:

  • University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan 2008
  • U.S. District Court of Eastern Michigan 2008

Practice Areas:

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Litigation
  • Legal and Risk Management Consulting
  • Medical Staff Peer Review
  • Medical Licensure Defense and Appeals