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Monica B. Wilkinson Member

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.,1986, Georgetown Journal of Law and Policy in International Business

Michigan State University, B.A., Social Sciences, cum laude, 1983

Monica B. Wilkinson is a member in Dykema’s Health Care Practice Group, resident in the Detroit office. Ms. Wilkinson's professional experience in the health care arena gives her proven capabilities in advising and representing health care clients and leading cross-functional teams of legal, regulatory, compliance, operations and development professionals. She has extensive experience in hospital law and operations, physician issues, managed care organizations and nonprofit foundations.

Immediately prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Wilkinson served as Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at the Detroit Medical Center. While there she managed the corporate legal department which was responsible for physician and managed care contracting, regulatory compliance, medical staff matters, graduate medical education, research, real estate, marketing, information privacy and security and patient care issues. She also served as lead counsel for managed care operations including third party payor arrangements, a self-insured employee health plan and leased network and third party administrator activities.

Ms. Wilkinson also has prior academic experience as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Bioethics, Oakland University and Adjunct Professor, Bioethics Law, Wayne State University Law School.

Memberships & Involvement

  • Services for Older Citizens, Grosse Pointe, MI, Member of Board of Trustees
  • State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section, Council Member 2006-2012, Chair 2010-2011
  • Federation of American Hospitals, Legal and Operational Policy Committee Member, 2011-2012
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member