Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2009, summa cum laude

Michigan Technological University, B.S., 2004, summa cum laude

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Nicole E. Stratton
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Nicole E. Stratton


Nicole is a member of the Foster Swift Health Care Practice Group. She joined the firm in 2008 as a summer associate and returned in 2009 after graduating from the Michigan State University College of Law. She focuses her practice in the areas of health care and banking and finance. Specifically, Nicole handles:

  • Health Law: Certificate of Need; Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance; HITECH; HIPAA compliance; transactions; and fraud and abuse.
  • Banking and Finance: Commercial foreclosure lawsuit and guaranty collection; drafting residential loan documentation forms; truth in lending analysis for residential consumer lending; and drafting commercial vendor credit card contract agreements.

Nicole earned a perfect 4.0 GPA as an undergraduate, where she majored in pre-law. Earning a full tuition scholarship to attend Michigan State University College of Law, Nicole was an active member of the MSU Journal of Medicine and Law and completed an externship at the Michigan Tax Tribunal. She graduated summa cum laude with a cumulative 3.90 GPA and received Jurisprudence Awards for highest overall ranking in five courses.


Speaking Engagements

  • Health Care Reform Basics for Providers, Michigan Medical Billers Association Northern Chapter, August 9, 2013
  • Compliance for Medical Professionals, Michigan Society of Hematology Oncology, July 24, 2013
  • Perils and Pitfalls of Compliance Programs, Sixth Annual Michigan Medical Billers Association Billing Expo, May 15, 2013
  • Health Care Reform and Privacy/Minor/HIPAA Laws, Capital City Coders, November 2, 2012
  • Health Reform - Impact and Compliance, Public Law Employment Seminar for the Michigan Municipal League, October 25, 2011


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Memberships & Affiliations

Legal Affiliations:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Ingham County Bar Association
Industry & Professional Associations:
  • Michigan Nurses Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Michigan Technology Network (MITN), Board of Directors
  • Women Working Wonders, Board of Directors
  • Michigan State Bar Health Care Section Substantive Law Committee - Technology