Pamela Emenheiser

Associate General Counsel


Telephone: (734) 764-2178
Fax: (734) 647-2781
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Secretary: Tammi Kortema
Telephone: (734) 615-6438

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

Primary Practice Areas

  • Clinical Affiliations
  • Strategic Research Collaborations
  • Joint Ventures
  • Entrepreneurial Outreach
  • Telemedicine
  • General Transactional Work

Pamela Emenheiser joined the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel in 2013 as an Associate General Counsel. Pamela serves as a senior transactional attorney, with a scope that includes strategies for collaboration, partnerships and transactions on both the health system and research sides of the enterprise. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and is an experienced health care attorney who previously practiced law at Varnum LLP in Grand Rapids. At Varnum, she was a partner who specialized in health care, life sciences, human research protection, domestic and international transactions, mergers, joint ventures, and acquisitions.

When work allows, Pamela likes to be outdoors with her husband, Dave, and her two children. Her hobbies include cooking and reading.

University Committees/Special Projects

  • Business Venture Opportunities
  • Executive Strategy Group
  • MHC Board
  • MHC Management
  • OGC Business Practice Group
  • Schedule H


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School (1992), Associate Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law
  • BA, English & German, Calvin College (1989)

Professional Memberships and Outside Activities

  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association – Life Sciences and Teaching Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers Practice Group
  • Member, Michigan State Bar Association