Lori-Ann Rickard Lauren Sullivan
Lori-Ann Rickard founded Rickard & Associates (a satellite office of Rickard, Denney, Garno & Associates) in 2000 and specializes in the areas of Healthcare Law, Corporate Law and Litigation. Ms. Rickard spent seven years as an associate and partner in private practice at a large Detroit corporate law firm, and eight years serving in-house as corporate counsel for the St. John Health System, a member of the largest Catholic Health system in the country, Ascension Health System.
An accomplished litigator and experienced corporate attorney, Ms. Rickard is a recognized leader in the ever-changing field of health care law. With clients ranging from national healthcare systems to general practitioners, Ms. Rickard combines cutting edge legal knowledge with a desire to help clients reach intelligent, practical legal solutions that meet their unique needs
Ms. Rickard is a nationally known public speaker and continues to lecture for St. John Health System, Beaumont Hospital, Quincy Medical Group, Michigan Peer Review Organization, etc. In addition, Ms. Rickard has published several books and authored numerous articles on healthcare matters. She is an active member of the American Health Lawyers Association, State Bar of Michigan Health Law Section, National Association for Female Executives and the Medical Group Management Association. She also serves on the Michigan State Bar Special Committee on Quality of Professional Life.
Ms. Rickard received her Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Eastern Michigan University in 1983 and her Juris Doctorate degree from Wayne State University in 1986, where she was a member of Wayne Law Review. Ms. Rickard is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Florida Bar and admitted to practice in several federal courts. Ms. Rickard was an assistant teacher of Civil Trial Advocacy at Wayne State University.