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Gregory Drutchas

Gregory Drutchas leads the firm's healthcare business and regulatory, medical staff, and insurance practices. In addition to his expertise in corporate healthcare, medical staff matters and insurance, Mr. Drutchas has considerable experience in a variety of other areas, including medical malpractice defense litigation, employment law, commercial litigation and appellate practice. He has been with the firm for more than 35 years.

Mr. Drutchas is licensed to practice law in Michigan, as well as the U.S. District Courts of Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also active in several professional organizations, and has held leadership positions in several professional organizations. Mr. Drutchas has made over 100 presentations to healthcare provider, lawyer, and insurance groups. He has also published several articles and book chapters on insurance matters and legal issues facing physicians and healthcare institutions.

Mr. Drutchas  is AV® Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Peer Review rating is the highest rating allowed. It attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary.  Mr. Drutchas was recognized by Best Lawyers in America® as a “Best Lawyer” in the field of Health Care Law.  Mr. Drutchas has been annually named as a Michigan Super Lawyer in Health Care since 2006. Only five percent of the attorneys in the state are named Super Lawyers. Also, Mr. Drutchas was selected by DBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in Michigan in the field of health care law.

Mr. Drutchas received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law. He also earned an A.B. in Journalism from the University of Michigan.

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan
    -Former Chair and Treasurer, Health Care Law Section
    -Former Chair, Insurance Law Committee
  • Board Member, Michigan Society of Hospital Care Attorneys
  • Michigan Health and Hospital Association
    -Member, Legislative Policy Council
    -Former Member, Tort Reform Task Force and Special Advisor on Tort Reform
    -Former Member, Council on Rural and Smaller Hospitals
    -Former Member, Council on Systems and Networks
    -Former Member, Committee on Public Policy and Government
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Board of Trustees, Projection Compassion, Inc. (owner of 4 nursing homes)
  • Michigan Society of Health Care Risk Management