Peter Domas

Peter Domas

Peter Domas is a Member at Dickinson Wright. Peter’s practice is devoted to representing clients in the healthcare industry, and assisting them in navigating the complex statutory and regulatory environment unique to healthcare corporate, transactional, and litigation matters. Peter also counsels clients on the development and maintenance of effective internal compliance programs with a special focus on federal and state fraud and abuse laws, reimbursement regulations, and HIPAA.

Prior to entering the practice of law, Peter directed the Midwest's contract compliance audit operations for a national service company whose clients included numerous national, local and government insurance providers. Peter is also a Certified Public Accountant in both Michigan and Illinois.

Education & Credentials


University of Michigan-Flint


Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration


University of Detroit Mercy Law School


summa cum laude

  • Member of Law Review, Moot Court, American Inns of Court , St. Thomas More Society
  • Received the Justice Frank Murphy Honor Society (top 10 percent of graduating class)
  • The American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence
  • Intern at the Michigan Supreme Court and the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel

Bar Admission

  • Arizona
  • Michigan

Prominent Assignments

Counsel to mid-market healthcare companies including ambulatory surgery centers, skilled nursing facilities, and physician group practices by providing lead counsel and coordinating legal counsel on a wide array of matters including corporate matters, operations, acquisition and divestiture transactions, joint venture projects, corporate governance, business planning and financial transactions, and legal compliance.

Assist healthcare providers in developing effective compliance programs to ensure regulatory compliance and improve overall operational efficiency.

Provide strategic business and operational guidance to medical practices, surgery centers, and skilled nursing facilities.

Facilitate and negotiate the sale and purchase of healthcare provider and supplier entities.

Advise healthcare entities with shareholder/member succession and transition planning.

Representation of providers in civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

Counsel behavioral health information exchanges regarding compliance with state and federal regulations.

Represent a charitable foundation formed after the sale of a non-profit hospital to a for-profit health system.

Professional Involvement

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • State Bar of Michigan


  • Author, “There’s a new Anti-Kickback Statute that most practices don’t know about,” Physicians Practice (April 2019)
  • Co-Author, "2017 Tax Reform And Its Effects on Health Care," Healthcare Michigan (January 2018)
  • Co-Author, “Blessings in Disguise: Hidden Opportunities in Healthcare Bankruptcies,” Healthcare Michigan (October 2017) 
  • Presenter, “Managing Your Managed Care Contracts: What You Need to Know,” Dickinson Wright OnDemand Webinar, June 13, 2017
  • Editor - American Health Lawyers Association, Fundamentals of Behavioral Health Care Law, First Edition, (November 2016)
  • Co-Author, "New IRS Audit Rules: Is Your Health Care LLC Ready?," Healthcare Michigan (September 2016)
  • Presenter, "Contracts, and Lawsuits and Employment. . . Oh My!" Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians (April 2016)
  • Presenter, "Regulatory and Enforcement Update" Michigan County Medicare Care Facilities Council Spring Conference (June 2015)
  • Presenter, "Government Audits and Investigations: How to Protect Your Practice when the Government Comes Knocking" Healthcare Association of Michigan (April 2015)
  • Presenter, "Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Update" Michigan County Medicare Care Facilities Council Spring Conference (June 2014)
  • Presenter, "Compliance Issues or Healthcare Providers," Michigan Associate of Certified Public Accountants Healthcare Conference (April 2014)
  • Presenter, "Compliance in Behavioral Health for MCOs and Providers" HCCA Managed Care Conference (February 2014)
  • Presenter, "Elder Abuse and Neglect Reporting & HIPAA," Leading Age Regulatory Update, Okemos, Ml (June 2013)
  • Presenter, "Hospital Incentives to Physicians," BNA Healthcare Program Compliance Guide, (January 2013)
  • Author, Hospital Incentives to Physicians, BNA Health Care Program Compliance Guide (January 2013)
  • Author, Management and Third Party Billing Companies, BNA Health Care Compliance Guide (January 2013)
  • Author, "Eminent Domain: Detroit's Struggle to Downsize," University of Detroit Mercy Law Review (April 2012)
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