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Mark R. Lezotte

Mark R. Lezotte

Practice areas:

Business, Health Care, Tax

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Health Care: 40%
  2. Business: 40%
  3. Tax: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael Einheuser

    I can highly recommend Mark Lezotte as one of the leading legal experts in the field of Health Care Law. He excels in handling complex issues involving health care organizations and practitioners.


    Michael Einheuser Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Butzel Long

150 West Jefferson
Suite 100
Detroit, MI, 48226



MIActive And In Good Standing198108/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White2013
Michigan SuperlawyersThomson Reuters2012
Top Lawyers in Metro DetroitdBusiness Magazine2011
National Chairperson's AwardUnited Cerebral Palsy Assocation2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderHall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman PLLC2009 - 2013
General CounselOakwood Healthcare, Inc.1996 - 2009
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Detroit Mercy School of Law1993 - 1994
Attorney, shareholderButzel Long1981 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
SourceAmericaNational Board Member2013 - Present
United Cerebral PalsyNational Board Member2010 - Present
Metropolitan Affairs CoalitionBoard member2006 - Present
Michigan Protection and Advocacy ServiceBoard member, past president (2009-2011)2005 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law SectionMember1996 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law SectionCouncil Member1993 - 2002
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section, Nonprofit Corporations CommitteeCo-chair1992 - 2003
United Cerebral Palsy of Metro DetroitBoard member, past chairperson1991 - Present
YMCA of Metro DetroitBoard, committee, and branch board member1991 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Taxation SectionMember1981 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law SectionMember1981 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD1981
University of Michigan Ross School of BusinessAccountingBBA1978

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National ConferenceNonprofit Board Governance2015
Minority Small Business Education SeriesLegal Structures, Licensing and Regulation, Taxation2015
Business Law Boot CampNon-Profit Organizations2015
Re:Con ConferenceHealth Care Reform Issues2014
MPAW ConferenceNew Nonprofits—What You Need To Know2014
Health Facts webinarMedicaid: Prognosis for Providers2014
Executive Insights SeriesProtecting IT at the Places That Protect Our Health2014
Re:Con ConferenceHealth Care Reform Issues2013
Nancy Crewe Memorial SymposiumHealth Care Reform Issues2013
EMS Leadership ConferenceHealth Care Reform Issues2013
Board Fellowship ProgramNonprofit Charter School Board Issues2013
Automation Alley BriefingHIPAA "Mega Rule"2013
MHEGA ACHE PresentationRisk Issues in Hospitals2010
Federal Bar Health Law Section presentationQui Tam Claims2009
Annual ConferenceIRS Form 990 Changes2009
Michigan State Bar Health Law InstituteJoint Commission and Condition of Participation Rules2008
American Health Lawyers In-House Counsel Annual ProgramE-Discovery and Record Retention Issues for Health Institutions2007
Board of Trustees retreatTrustee and Corporate Obligations2006
UCP Annual ConferenceGovernance and Board Support2005
Oakwood Risk Management SymposiumHealthcare Law Regulatory Issues2004
UCP Annual ConferenceBoard Members And Volunteers: Duties, Responsibilities And Liabilities2002
Michigan Nonprofit Organizations InstituteFund Raising and Charitable Solicitation1998
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section, Nonprofit Corporations CommitteeCreating and Advising Michigan Nonprofit Corporations1995
Testimony before IRSProposed Guidelines for Treatment of Corporate Sponsorship of Tax-Exempt Organization1992
Michigan State Bar Annual Mid-Year MeetingBuying and Selling a Privately-Held Business1991