Lori A. Barker / Shareholder
Lori A. Barker is an accomplished trial attorney joining Abbott Nicholson, P.C. as a shareholder in 2016. Ms. Barker concentrates her practice in litigation with emphasis on the defense of healthcare facilities and providers in medical malpractice actions. She also provides consulting services to physicians, health care facilities, physician practice groups and insurance companies in areas of practice management, e-health records and HIPAA compliance issues.
Ms. Barker is a national speaker on issues in obstetrical medicine and the law, including managing exposure, practice patterns, electronic health records liability, e-discovery and healthcare technology.
Ms. Barker has been admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and to the bar for the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan since 1986. She is also a member of the Oakland County Bar Association, Michigan Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and the Healthcare Compliance Association. Ms. Barker is also a panelist on the State Bar of Michigan Attorney Discipline Board.
Ms. Barker earned her law degree from Wayne State University and her Bachelor’s Degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University. She has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer and a DBusiness Top Lawyer each year since 2012. She has been named one of Michigan’s Top 50 Women Lawyers each year since 2013.