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Robert S. Iwrey

Robert S. Iwrey

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About Me


Robert S. Iwrey is a founding partner of The Health Law Partners, P.C. He graduated with High Distinction from the University of Michigan in 1988. While at the University of Michigan, he was an Executive Member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor society. In 1993, Mr. Iwrey earned his J.D. at Wayne State University Law School, where he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Advanced Legal Writing and was an award-winning member of Moot Court.


 


Mr. Iwrey has been a practicing litigator since 1993. In addition, he has been practicing healthcare transactional law since 1999. Mr. Iwrey provides counsel in all areas of healthcare law, including but not limited to licensure, staff privileges, contracts, physician practice issues, healthcare investigations and audit defense.


 


Mr. Iwrey was admitted to the Michigan Bar and the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan in 1993. Mr. Iwrey was also admitted to the U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan in 2003. Mr. Iwrey is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Member, Health Care Law Section), the American Health Lawyer's Association, American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Michigan Association for Justice, Federal Bar Association and the Oakland County Bar Association.


 


In addition, Mr. Iwrey presently chairs the Oakland County Medical-Legal Committee and, in the past, has co-chaired the State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section Website Committee and has chaired the Technology Subcommittee of the Health Care Law Section's Substantive Law Committee. Mr. Iwrey has been elected by his peers to serve on the governing board of the Health Care Law Section, Council, through 2009 where he chairs the Pro-Bono Work Group. Mr. Iwrey has been awarded the distinguished AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell in recognition of his high level of skill and integrity.


 


In addition to the jurisdictions of Michigan, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan and the U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, Mr. Iwrey has also been admitted pro hac vice to various courts across the nation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Health Care: 100%
    22 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Joseph A. Lavigne

    Robert is professional, responsive, and dedicated to his clients. I have referred numerous clients to him all with great results. He is the kind of attorney you want by your side when the chips are down.

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    Joseph Lavigne Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lawrence B. Shulman

    I highly recommend Robert Iwrey. He is an acknowledged leader in the health care law field in Michigan and my go-to person for all questions related to this complex and demanding practice area. I would not hesitate to refer a client to him.

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    Lawrence Shulman White Collar Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Health Law Partners, P.C.

29566 Northwestern Highway, Suite 200
Southfield, MI, 48034

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199309/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
A Top Lawyer in Health Care for 2010d'Business Magazine2009
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner, AssociateWachler & Associates, P.C.1999 - 2009
Associate, Law ClerkBrescoll & Associates, P.C.1991 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law SectionMemberN/A
American Health Lawyer's AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Michigan Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Oakland County Bar AssociationChair, Medical/Legal CommitteeN/A
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law SectionExecutive Council Member Chair, Technology SubcommitteeN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Michigan Medical Law ReportNew rules on disruptive behavior require a measured approach2009
Michigan Medical Law ReportA few minor billing errors aren't really going to matter, right? Think again2008
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyLegislature institutes new requirements for the retention of medical records2008
Michigan Medical Law ReportLegislature institutes new requirements for the retention of medical records2007
Michigan Medical Law ReportLaser treatment for dermatological purposes: Who can perform these procedures in Michigan?2007
Michigan Medical Law ReportMichigan Supreme Court empowers physicians to challenge private hospital staffing decisions2006
Michigan Medical Law ReportPrescribing controlled substances: What every physician should know2006
Michigan Medical Law ReportStarting a Physician Practice in Michigan2006
TriadMichigan's Court of Appeals Empowers Physicians to Challenge Private Hospital Staffing Decisions2005
Michigan Medical Law ReportState of Michigan Healthcare License Investigations and the Practical Effect of Licensing Sanctions2005
LachesState of Michigan Healthcare License Investigations and the Practical Effect of Licensing Sanctions2004
The VentilatorHave You Engaged in Compliance Activities Lately2003
The VentilatorHIPAA Privacy and Security Enforcement & Risk Reduction2003
Physician Office Lab News9 Ways to Help Avoid Serious Trouble2003
The VentilatorCompliance Issues for the Pain Side of the Practice: Billing 'Incident to' Services to Medicare2003
Health Care Weekly ReviewChanges in Part B Medicare Appeals under BIPA2002
The VentilatorProactive Compliance as an Audit Defense Strategy2002
The Health Lawyer, The ABA Health Law SectionOIG Softens its Overall Approach in Releasing the Final Compliance Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices2000
Health Care Weekly ReviewOIG Issues Draft Compliance Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices2000
Physician Office Lab NewsDeveloping Lab QA Program Can Prevent PT Problems2000
The Health Lawyer, The ABA Health Law SectionOIG Issues Draft Compliance Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices2000
Monitor Leasing & Financial ServicesPortfolio Acquisitions... Buyer and Seller Considerations1999

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of MichiganNeuropsychologyB.S.1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Oakland County Bar Association - Oakland County Medical SocietyInteraction of physician licensing and discipline and criminal investigations and prosecutions2009
Law Student OutreachHealth Law as a Career2009
Oakland County Bar Association - Oakland County Medical SocietyInteraction of physician licensing and discipline and criminal investigations and prosecutions2008
Law Student OutreachHealth Law as a Career2008
Law Student OutreachHealth Law as a Career2007
Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Michigan - Health Care Law SectionMedical Staff, Peer Review and the Effects of Feyz One Year Later2007