Valerie S. Rup Named Senior Counsel of Dykema’s Health Care Practice Group in Bloomfield Hills

Courtesy of Dykema
Courtesy of Dykema

Dykema, a national law firm based in Detroit, announced the addition of Valerie S. Rup to its health care practice group as senior counsel in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.

“Not only is Valerie a very skilled and savvy health care attorney, her years of experience as in-house counsel at one of Michigan’s largest health care systems has resulted in Valerie’s unique and pragmatic perspective that I am confident clients will value greatly in achieving creative solutions together,” says Eric Klein, leader of Dykema’s health care practice group.

In her practice, Rup focuses on corporate and regulatory health care law with an emphasis on business formation, affiliations, acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate, contract negotiation, and regulatory matters. She has vast experience advising on, drafting, and negotiating multiple types of contracts.

In her previous roles with Beaumont Health, Rup led the transactions team in overseeing a diverse array of matters, such as governance, corporate affiliations, joint ventures, and regulatory and compliance matters. She also provided advice on board- and executive-level projects, initiated internal investigations, and handled strategic expansion initiatives.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University, a health care management certification from the University of Michigan Health System Leadership Development Program, and a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy Law School.