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Daniel Cortez

Founding Partner

Daniel has defended several of¬†Michigan’s largest healthcare providers against medical malpractice, premise liability and negligence claims. Daniel also has extensive trial experience in complex constitutional cases involving Land use and real estate (RLUIPA), in addition to Contract disputes, Commercial litigation, and Criminal law. He’s been named as a Michigan Super Lawyer in 2023, a Rising Star for several years prior, and sits on the board of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.

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Christina Green Natzel

Senior Attorney

Christina Green Natzel is a Michigan native and Senior Attorney with Cortez & Associates, PLLC. She focuses her practice almost entirely on the defense of healthcare organizations and their providers in malpractice claims. Christina has experience representing hospitals, physicians, advanced practice providers and others who commonly face malpractice claims.

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Lisa Lefevre


Lisa has almost 30 years of experience working as a litigation paralegal. She assists our attorneys in all phases of litigation, including initial investigation, discovery, and trial support. While her focus has been in claims involving medical negligence, Lisa also has experience in Products liability, Premises liability, Asbestos litigation, Medical licensing claims, General negligence claims, Toxic torts, and first and third party No-fault actions.

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