Thomas L. Theis is a partner at Foulston Siefkin LLP. He serves clients primarily in the areas of health care law, with particular emphasis on professional liability defense, as well as regulatory and peer review matters. He further practices in the area of general liability. He defends medical and mental health care providers, attorneys, officers and directors of financial and other institutions, and other professionals and corporations in lawsuits filed in state and federal courts. Mr. Theis also counsels hospitals, physicians and other health care providers on health care law issues, including contract, regulatory, and other matters. Mr. Theis enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list. In 2012, he was named the Topeka Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America® His peer memberships include the American Hospital Attorneys’ Association, the Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys, the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, and the Defense Research & Trial Lawyers Association.