Marty Thompson’s practice focuses on the healthcare industry, including multihospital systems and other healthcare providers, as well as other businesses. He is the author of the first book ever published on the subject of applying antitrust law to the healthcare industry (Antitrust and the Health Care Provider, Aspen Systems, 1979), and has focused his practice on antitrust matters within the healthcare industry for over 30 years.
He has served in leadership roles in the American Bar Association Antitrust and Healthcare sections, the American Health Lawyers Association, the National Health Lawyers Association, and the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys.
Marty has been a frequent speaker on antitrust topics at healthcare seminars and has authored numerous articles and contributed to books on this topic. He has guided numerous healthcare mergers through agency processes and litigated cases concerning these subjects.
Among Marty’s activities, he has served as the chair of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section Litigation and Risk Management Group, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Health Lawyers Association and the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, a vice chair and subcommittee chair of the American Bar Association Antitrust Section Healthcare Committee, vice chair of the American Health Lawyers Standing Committee on Antitrust, and a co-chair of the Joint American Bar Association/American Health Lawyers Association Antitrust Healthcare Biannual Seminar.