We are pleased to announce that Victoria “Tori” S. Lehman has been named an Equity Partner at Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C.
Tori has been with the firm since 2014. Since that time, her years of hard work have made significant contributions to the firm and our clients. Tori 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.
We are excited to welcome Tori as a new Equity Partner, and look forward to her continued commitment to providing our clients with quality legal representation.
Victoria S. Lehman
We are pleased to announce that Ryan L. Perry has been named an Equity Partner at Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C.
Ryan has been with the firm since 1996. He has been a fervent and talented advocate for his clients for many years. Ryan’s area of specialization is commercial litigation, business and employment law. He assists businesses and business owners in all areas of commercial litigation and arbitration including breach of contract, shareholder disputes, non-competition issues, collection actions and wrongful discharge.
We are very happy to welcome Ryan as an Equity Partner.
Ryan L. Perry
We are pleased to announce that John A. Anderson has been named an Equity Partner at Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C.
John joined the firm in 2008. John has considerable experience in business transactional and litigation matters, with an emphasis on banking and health care law and the full spectrum of health care provider issues including compliance matters, fraud & abuse, third-party audits, billing & reimbursement, entity formation, contract negotiations, physician self-referral/Stark, Anti-kickback, licensing and litigation.
We are happy to welcome John as a new Equity Partner.
John A. Anderson
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is proud to announce Alexander Lebedinski has been named an Equity Partner. He has been with the firm since 2003. Alex concentrates his practice in the areas of Health Care Law and Business Transactions. Over the years, Mr. Lebedinski has presented on numerous health care law issues to practicing physicians, medical residents, and practice administrators. In addition to health care law, Mr. Lebedinski has also represented clients in a variety of business transactions, as well as in the areas of corporate and immigration law.
We are pleased to welcome Liza Favaro to the firm. Liza joins as a partner in our Business Litigation Group. Liza is an experienced trial attorney with over 12 years of courtroom experience. Liza has managed and tried litigation matters in a variety of disputes across the State of Michigan and the country, including in state and federal trial and appellate courts and arbitration proceedings.
Elizabeth “Liza” A. Favaro
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is pleased to announce that Alexander Lebedinski published an article titled Health Care Regulatory Compliance: Personal Services Arrangements with Referring Physicians. The article discusses the legal framework and related considerations under Stark self-referral prohibitions and the Anti-Kickback Statute in structuring compliant personal services compensation arrangements between physicians and hospitals or other entities to which they refer patients. Click here to view the article.
Mr. Lebedinski concentrates his practice in the areas of Health Care Law and Business Transactions. He represents health care providers, including physicians, large and small primary and specialty physician group practices, physician organizations, outpatient ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic centers, laboratories and a specialty hospital in the areas of Federal and State regulatory compliance, as well as in a wide variety of business, corporate and employment law matters.
Annabel joined GMH’s School Law / Litigation group in May 2018. Annabel graduated from the James Madison College at Michigan State University in 2016, and she will receive her juris doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law in May 2019. Annabel assists in all aspects of the litigation process—including discovery, research, motion practice, and appeals. She has experience working on complex, evolving legal issues impacting school districts, such as: Title IX, governmental immunity, FERPA, employment law, Child Protection Law, civil rights, and constitutional law.
Karie Miller has joined Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton in the Municipal Section.
Karie worked as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office. She has litigated numerous criminal and civil cases on behalf of the People of the State of Michigan with extensive trial, motion, preliminary examination and research. Karie serves as an Instructor Oakland Police Academy, teaching basic and advanced training of law enforcement officers in the areas of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Contraband, Civil Procedure, Juvenile Law, Testimony and Court Structure. Karie also worked as a Clerk to the Honorable Edward Sosnick in the 6th Circuit Court, Pontiac, MI. She performed a wide range of tasks, including legal research, drafting of memoranda and court opinions, proof reading and cite checking. Karie began her career as a Social Worker for Oakland Family Services, regarding adoption, termination and family progress. She testified in court regularly as well as Developed plans for family reunification or found suitable adoptive homes. Supervised children in foster care setting.
Congratulations William H. Heritage, III
Mr. Heritage was Recognized by DBusiness for inclusion in Detroit 500 Business Leaders in Metro Detroit.
DBusiness magazine, presents Detroit 500, a comprehensive list of the most powerful executives in more than 30 industries across metro Detroit and Michigan. The most highly selective biographical database of business leaders in our region and state, the resource list of individuals was compiled based on a number of factors including the size of a given company or organization, growth rate, geographical reach, and extensive personal contacts.
William H. Heritage, III
Mr. Palgut joins the firm with over 35 years of experience working with cases involving workers compensation. Paul J. Palgut grew up in the Detroit Corktown area and sustained a rewarding career lasting more than 35 years. However, even after retiring, he couldn’t tear himself away from the people who needed him most: his clients. He continues to practice his skills on workers compensation cases through assisting other attorneys with medical depositions, mediations, and facilitations for injured workers.