Joel Michaels

Adjunct Professor


(202) 669-2309

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Mr. Michaels served as a partner with the law firm of McDermott, Will, and Emery which has one of the largest and most highly rated health law practices in the United States. As Partner-in-Charge, he ran and managed the firm’s health law group in Washington, D.C. for 17 years before joining the Arizona State University Law Faculty as an adjunct professor in 2018. As part of his 42 years in private health law practice, he represented some of the largest health insurers in the U.S. Mr. Michaels was known for both his transactional and regulatory expertise in the health insurance arena, and had the highest Chambers ranking in both of those areas while in practice at the firm.