Emily Klatt

Associate General Counsel


Email: emklatt@med.umich.edu
Telephone: (734) 764-2178
Fax: (734) 647-2781
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Secretary:  Vacant
Telephone: (734) 764-2178

300 North Ingalls Building, Room 3B04
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5476

Primary Practice Areas

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Pharmacy/Controlled Substances
  • Risk Management/Patient Safety

Emily joined the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel in 2012 as a health law generalist providing counsel to Michigan Medicine.  Her practice encompasses a wide variety of topic areas, including regulatory compliance, patient issues, privacy and confidentiality, and consumer complaints.  She routinely advises health care professionals and staff on day-to-day issues that arise in the hospitals and clinics, drafts and revises policies and procedures, and provides education on legal and regulatory obligations.

Emily graduated summa cum laude from the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law.  During law school, she served as an editor for the University of Hawaii Law Review and as judicial extern for the Honorable Richard R. Clifton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


  • JD, University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law (2011)
  • BA, Economics, University of Hawaii (2007)
  • BA, English, University of Hawaii (2007)

Professional Memberships and Outside Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association, Health Law Section
    • Editorial Board, Young Lawyer’s Division “TYL” (2018-2019)
    • Vice-Chair, Young Lawyer’s Division, Health Care Law Section (2018-2019)
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Member, American Society for Pharmacy Law
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section