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William M. Cassetta

Of Counsel


Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
  • summa cum laude
  • Michigan State University College of Law Review, Editor, 1978-1979
University of Michigan, B.A.

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Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

Michigan Society of Healthcare Attorneys

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Bill Cassetta has worked for more than 30 years extensively in the areas of insurance and alternative risk financing for healthcare providers. He provides ongoing representation to numerous captive insurance companies affiliated with healthcare providers throughout the country.

  • Recognized by the Government of the Cayman Islands and the Insurance Managers Association of the Cayman Islands for his outstanding contributions to the captive insurance industry in the Cayman Islands  
  • Possesses extensive experience with captive insurance companies with multiple owners, as well as with companies in the leading captive insurance domiciles
  • Highly familiar with areas of healthcare law relevant to regulatory compliance of healthcare captive insurance companies and their owners, including Medicare Anti-Kickback Law, Stark Law, and tax-exempt issues such as private inurement. His practice includes:
    • Advising on legal aspects of feasibility studies and structural models for alternative risk programs
    • Organizing and representing 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
    • Provides reviews and interpretations of insurance policies and analyses of questions of coverage

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2020
    • Recognized in practice areas of Health Care Law and Insurance Law
  • Detroit Insurance Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2020 
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan, 2017
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Health Law
      • Insurance, Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2010, 2011, and 2013-2015
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2009-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated