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Captive Insurance and Self-Insurance
Northwestern University School of Law
Journal of Criminal Law
, Criminology and Police Science, Editor, 1968-1969
2290 First National Building
660 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48226
William O. Hochkammer
Principal attorney involved in the firm’s extensive practice relating to alternative risk financing vehicles, including the formation and representation of captive insurance companies, and has been involved in alternative risk financing since 1974.
Served as founding chair of the firm’s Insurance Department, specializing in alternative risk financing and captive insurance.
Has an extensive practice as a health lawyer, and served as founding chair of the firm’s Health Care Department.
Served as Chairman of the Firm (1991-1998) and as its Chief Executive (1993-1998).
Advises on legal aspects of feasibility studies and structural models for alternative risk programs.
Organizes and represents alternative risk financing arrangements, including captive insurance companies, self-insurance programs, and risk retention groups.
Counsels owners/sponsors of alternative risk financing arrangements on legal, regulatory and strategic issues.
Advises on insurance program structure, including excess coverage and reinsurance arrangements.
Extensive experience with captive insurance companies with multiple owners.
Experience with companies in the leading captive insurance domiciles.
Provides reviews and interpretations of insurance policies and analyses of questions of coverage.
Familiar with areas of health care law relevant to regulatory compliance of health care captive insurance companies and their owners, including Medicare Anti-kickback law, Stark law, and tax-exempt issues such as private inurement.
State Bar of Michigan
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Michigan Society of Hospital Attorneys - President, 1980-1981
Board of Trustees, 1993-Present; Executive Committee, 1998-Present; Board Chairman, 2005-2007
Law Board Member, 1993-2007; Life Member, 2007-Present
Michigan Health Council
Trustee, 1985-1993; Board Chairman, 1991-1993
Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society (Bermuda), Ltd. and Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society Inc., A Risk Retention Group - Board Member, 2002-Present
The Best Lawyers in America
Recognized for Health Care Law and Insurance Law
The Best Lawyers’
2011 Detroit Insurance Lawyer of the Year
, Top Lawyers, 2010, 2011 and 2013
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
Michigan Super Lawyers,
Northwestern University, Alumni Merit Award - 2004
Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University College of Law, 1972-1978
Adjunct Professor, Wayne State University Law School, 1975-1981
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