Willingham & Coté, P.C.
Professional Liability

Professional licenses are a valuable asset and when they are endangered, experienced legal counsel should be sought. Our firm specializes in licensing violations, as well as legal and medical malpractice issues.

You have worked so hard to obtain your professional license.  If you find you are having problems obtaining your license or have been alleged to have violated the law thereby jeopardizing your license, our attorneys are specialized to assist you.  Our experienced team of attorneys can assist you with:

  • Administrative Hearings
  • Boards of Review

Licensing Violations

When you are either unable to obtain a license in order to practice your profession, or you are in danger of losing your existing license, our attorneys can provide experienced professional licensing defense.

Regulatory Compliance

Our team has compliance experience with various healthcare organizations along with additional general counsel experience to the Board members and owners of those entities.  Areas of focus include healthcare statutory compliance (Stark, Anti-Kickback, HIPAA/HITECH, EMTALA), as well as counsel on numerous healthcare topics such as healthcare contracting, restrictive covenants on healthcare personnel, telemedicine, and advance practice provider supervision and collaborative practice.

Medical Malpractice

With over 50 years of experience representing healthcare providers, physicians and hospitals, our Michigan medical malpractice defense team has earned a reputation as one of the state’s leading medical malpractice firms.


Ann Graham Nichols

Michael Stephenson

Michael W. Stephenson

Joseph VanHorn

Joseph Van Horn