Weissman, Tracy Silverman
Assistant Professor of Law
- Room: 243
- Telephone: 313-596-0275
- J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School ‘92
- B.A. Columbia University ‘90
- Curriculum Vitae
Professor Weissman received her undergraduate degree in Economics magna cum laude from Columbia University and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She received her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as Executive Editor of the Michigan Law Review. Following graduation from law school, Professor Weissman practiced health care and corporate law at the Detroit firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, where she was elected a partner. She then headed the health care transactional practice at a small firm in Royal Oak.
In her law practice, Professor Weissman represented institutional and individual health care providers in a wide range of corporate transactional and regulatory matters, including mergers, acquisitions, multi-hospital joint ventures, corporate governance and structure of for-profit and not-for-profit entities, obtaining and preserving tax-exempt status, and health care fraud and abuse. She also developed specific expertise in analyzing health insurance and managed care contracting issues. She has written articles on various health law topics for bar journals and trade publications.
Immediately prior to joining UDM’s faculty in August 2004, Professor Weissman taught Legal Research, Writing, and Advocacy as a full-time lecturer and Health Care Law as an adjunct professor at Ave Maria School of Law. She also has taught an undergraduate course in Intermediate Business Communications as an adjunct professor at Walsh College.
Professor Weissman teaches in the Applied Legal Theory and Analysis program as well as Health Law. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law and Business Law Sections; the American Health Lawyers Association; the American Bar Association, Health Law Section; and the Legal Writing Institute.