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Attorney Deborah Williamson named 2022 Lawyer of the Year

On Behalf of | Aug 19, 2021 | Firm News |

We’re proud to announce that Williamson Health Law founder and managing partner Deborah J. Williamson has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America in the Health Care Law category.

The accolades don’t end there, however. Because of the “extremely high voter feedback” from her peers, Ms. Williamson has also been named 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Health Care Law in Detroit.

Only one attorney in each practice area and community can receive the “Lawyer of the Year” award.

Peer approval

“Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review,” the company says on its website.

The recognition process begins with a nomination. Anyone can make a nomination, but Best Lawyers says only attorneys can give the “meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services” that determine who will be honored.

After the peer review process concludes, Best Lawyers reviews the feedback and then checks to make sure that candidates are in good standing with the applicable bar association.

Later, the company notifies the attorneys who have sufficient peer approval to be recognized as among the Best Lawyers in America.

Special recognition

Those candidates who receive “the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region” receive even higher recognition as Lawyer of the Year.

We’re proud that Attorney Williamson continues to earn the respect of her peers. About a week ago, Ms. Williamson was named to the Super Lawyers list.

A 1997 graduate of Michigan State University College of Law, Ms. Williamson has for more than 20 years represented clients across Michigan in health care regulatory and compliance issues, as well as in business matters such as entity formation, mergers, acquisitions and more.