Dan Willick has practiced law since 1973, with an emphasis on healthcare law and complex civil litigation. He has been involved in precedent-setting lawsuits concerning important healthcare issues. Dan is the attorney for the Southern California Psychiatric Society and has been a legal consultant to the University of California system on mental health law and general counsel to the California Psychiatric Association. He advises boards of directors, negotiates contracts with employees and lobbyists, and follows and advises on proposed healthcare legislation and regulations. Additionally, Dan advises on the operation of clinics providing psychotherapy and other medical services.
Dan's expansive healthcare practice includes representing physicians and other healthcare providers before licensing boards and in medical staff corrective action hearings. He frequently acts as a hearing officer or arbitrator in medical staff hearings and has been chosen to serve as an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel. Dan has prepared medical staff bylaw provisions governing peer review hearings and has represented medical staffs and professional societies at such hearings.
He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine and has also held academic appointments at Loyola Law School, USC Keck School of Medicine, University of California at Santa Barbara and California State University at Los Angeles.
– Healthcare law
– Complex civil litigation
– Hearing Officer
– Mental health law and campus safety