Thomas B. Smith

Thomas B. Smith

Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP

Recognized since 2006

St. Petersburg, Florida

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Health Care Law
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Thomas B. Smith is a part of the Johnson Pope Health Care Team, and has been involved with the health care industry for more than thirty-five years. Tom is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar. After receiving his Master in Business Administration specializing in hospital administration, he served in senior administrative positions with several hospitals in Florida for seven years, including serving as Assistant Director for a major 600 bed teaching hospital. He then received his law degree and practiced health law in Tennessee for five years. He has practiced health law in Florida for more than twenty-five years. His practice is exclusively in the health area, including a wide variety of business issues, reimbursement and regulatory issues, joint ventures, professional contracts, medical staff issues, physician group formation and representation and provider network formation and representation. Best Lawyers in America chose him as Tampa Bay Health Care lawyer of the year in 2015.

Contact & Links
  • 490 First Avenue South, Suite 700
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • The University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., graduated 1989

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Health Care Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Health Care Law, Tampa (2015)
  • Health Care Law, Tampa (2011)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Health Care Law
Special Focus:
  • Corporate
  • Medical Staff Law
  • Medicare
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Physicians
  • Regulatory
  • Transactions
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Litigation - Health Care


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