MARQUETTE The law firm of Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce the election of Johanna M. Novak to shareholder. Based in the firm's Marquette office, Novak practices primarily in the areas of health law, health insurance and employee benefits. A frequent presenter and author, Novak often covers HIPAA, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Active in both professional and community organizations, she is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Marquette County Bar Association, the U.P Human Resources Association, and the Marquette County Economic Club.
Novak received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, and her juris doctorate from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Foster Swift is a full service law firm founded in 1902. Foster Swift employs more than 100 attorneys in six locations; Grand Rapids, Lansing, Detroit, Farmington Hills, Holland and Marquette. For more information about the firm, its attorneys and to access recent publications, visit www.fosterswift.com.