Ms. Goodwin-Ratzloff focuses her practice on healthcare regulatory issues in long term care and home health, and on issues facing senior housing providers. Her experience includes counseling clients in compliance matters; defending clients undergoing federal and state investigations involving Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, and Stark Law allegations; investigating and responding to HIPAA data breaches and security incidents; and advising clients on fair housing laws.
She earned her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where she served as Assistant Case Notes Editor of the Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Goodwin-Ratzloff worked for a licensed assisted living provider and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in French from Western Michigan University.
Ms. Goodwin-Ratzloff was named a Rising Star in 2018 by Super Lawyers. Rising Stars are attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or those who have practiced for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of Michigan lawyers are named to this list every year.
Ms. Goodwin-Ratzloff is licensed to practice law in Michigan and in the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan.
Ms. Goodwin-Ratzloff has also volunteered with Project H.E.L.P., pro bono legal program at Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church and Warming Center.
-Michigan Center for Assisted Living, Regulation & Legislation Committee Member
-Health Care Association of Michigan, Legal/Regulatory Committee Member
-Michigan HomeCare & Hospice Association, Regulatory Committee Member
-American Health Lawyers Association, Member
-Board of Trustees, Marion Village Corporation