Vezina Law is the Michigan arm of the Vezina Law Group with offices in Michigan and Louisiana. Vezina Law is a full-service law firm with a focus on business, healthcare and employment law and related litigation.
Nestled in lovely Lake Orion, Michigan, Vezina Law brings clients world-class experience with the advantages and attention of a small firm setting. As a member of the Vezina Law Group with affiliates throughout the country, including Vezina & Gattuso in Gretna, Louisiana, the business lawyers at Vezina Law Group provide clients with local, regional, and national coverage and service.
Vezina Law provides legal services to a wide-array of entities and individuals, including businesses, health care entities, health care professionals, and educational institutions, among other sectors.
In the health care sector, Vezina Law provides full representation services to physician groups, mid-level providers, Allied-Health professionals, pharmacies, nursing homes, home health entities and other suppliers and payors. Those services provide guidance on incorporation, privacy practices, regulatory compliance, audit responses, license disputes before LARA, insurance network disputes, NPDB reporting, credentialing issues and more.
In connection with health care reform, Vezina Law assists health care entities in the realignment of their business and service environments to meet the challenges and seize on the opportunities of this evolving sector. To that effect, Vezina Law provides legal services that support realignment and integration projects for health care entities, as well as the creation of and participation in joint ventures, Clinical Integrated Networks, and Accountable Care Organizations.
Vezina Law also provides comprehensive employment law services. Vezina Law works with employers to provide a strong framework for their workforce; provide structure to work relationships; and protect business assets with employment and independent contractor agreements, restrictive covenants, employment handbooks, and policy and procedure manuals. We also assist with discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims and provide training and advice to assist with accommodations for employees with disabilities and Family and Medical Leave issues.
Also in the employment arena, Vezina Law provides counsel and advice to employees dealing with a wide range of employment, disciplinary, and termination issues. We help negotiate employment agreements, severance agreements, and non-compete restrictions. We also prosecute cases for wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, and whistle-blowing, as well as wage, fringe benefits, and unemployment compensation claims in administrative tribunals and state and federal courts.
Because of our health law experience, Vezina Law is uniquely situated to provide comprehensive services that address the unique employment issues of health care employers and health care professionals.
Vezina Law also represents numerous not-for-profit educational institutions. Vezina Law’s services in the not-for-profit sector include governance, compliance, Board representation, and charitable donation services, among other day-to-day legal services.
In the litigation arena, the business lawyers at Vezina Law have an unparalleled track record in complex litigation involving the commercial and the healthcare sector. Our experience in the commercial area includes representing small, mid-size and large corporations in complex contract disputes, insurance coverage disputes, antitust violation, intellectual property right infringement and multi-district litigation among other things. Our experience in the complex litigation in the healthcare sector includes emergency injunctive proceedings, fair hearing disputes, contract and vendor disputes, compliance and audit proceedings among other matters.
In the False Claims Act (qui tam) arena, our recoveries approximate one-billion- dollars and span across a variety of industries and frauds, including pharmaceutical fraud, medical device fraud, education fraud, financial fraud, and taxation fraud. We honor all referrals.
In the complex commercial litigation sector, we represent many types of public and private companies, such as financial service companies, manufacturers, service industry companies, and insurance agencies in high-stakes litigation, including breaches of contract, fraud and deceptive practices, tortious interference, unfair competition, abuses of trust, shareholder rights, and intellectual property infringement.
Our business attorneys at Vezina Law have extensive professional networks, are Super Lawyers, educators, community leaders, and board members serving our clients and the legal profession in leadership positions at the national, state, and county levels. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in Michigan, Illinois, Louisiana, Georgia, and Texas at all levels of state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court.
At Vezina Law, we serve our clients with superior skill, dedication, and pride. We look forward to being your business, healthcare and employment partner.