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Reesa N. Handelsman



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  • Health & Health Care Law
  • Corporate/Business Transactional
  • Supply Chain

Reesa Handelsman is a partner at Wachler & Associates, P.C. Ms. Handelsman practices in all areas of health care law and devotes a substantial portion of her practice to transactional and regulatory matters. She counsels and represents various health providers nationwide on a variety of health care-related issues, including physician in-office ancillary arrangements; physician employment relationships; hospital and physician transactions and contracting; Fraud and Abuse, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Stark Law compliance; physician transactions with management companies; regulatory compliance; business and real estate transactions; and general health care matters. Ms. Handelsman also counsels clients on a variety of supply chain issues, including contract management, drafting and negotiation; supply chain coordination and standardization; procurement of products, capital equipment and services; and provision of maintenance and support services.

Ms. Handelsman graduated Cum Laude from the Boston University School of Law, where she was the Executive Editor of Professional Publications for the Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law. Ms. Handelsman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, with High Distinction, from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.

Ms. Handelsman is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section, the American Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Oakland County Bar Association. She serves as Vice Chair of the Business & Transactions Interest Group of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section, and is a former Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section Physician Legal Issues Conference. Ms. Handelsman participates in the Leadership Development Program for the American Health Lawyers Association’s Physician Organization Practice Group. Additionally, Ms. Handelsman serves on the Payor’s Subcommittee of the State Bar of Michigan’s Health Law Section, and previously served on the Medical/Legal Substantive Law Subcommittee. She has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2012, 2013, and 2014.


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Honors:
    • Cum Laude
    • Executive Editor of Professional Publications for the Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Honors:
    • High Distinction
    • Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society
    • University Honors
    • Major: Business

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012

Published Works

  • Co-author of American Health Lawyers Association Teaching Hospital Updates, 2007 – 2010