Hall Render Attorney Receives State Regent’s Award


TROY — Laura Napiewocki, a shareholder of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath and Lyman — a health care focused law firm — has been nominated and selected for the American College of Healthcare Executives’ 2013 Michigan Regent’s Award for Early Careerist.

Napiewocki of Flint counsels clients in numerous aspects of health care law. She focuses on matters regarding corporate counsel, employment law, medical staff and peer review, contracting, hospice and long-term care, regulatory compliance and graduate medical education, in addition to counseling clients on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Joint Commission matters. Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman is a national health law firm with offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Napiewocki works out of the firm’s office in Troy.

Candidates for this award demonstrate leadership ability and innovative and creative management; possess executive capability in developing their organizations and promoting their growth and stature in the community; participate in local, state or provincial hospital and health association activities; participate in civic/community activities and projects; and demonstrate participation in ACHE activities and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives.

In appreciation of their contributions and leadership of MHEGA/ACHE and their dedication to supporting its members, award recipients are honored each year by ACHE and the Regents Advisory Council at the Michigan Health & Hospital Association Annual Membership Meeting.

Napiewocki served as corporate counsel for Henry Ford Health System and in private practice. She currently serves as the board chair and scholar in residence for the Center for Law, Ethics and Health, University of Michigan and as the chair-elect and council member of the Health Care Law Section of the Michigan State Bar. She is also a member of the Program Council for the Michigan Healthcare Executive Group Association.

She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and recieved her law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy.