Tom focuses on health care, corporate transactions, regulatory, and joint ventures.
Tom provides advice on Stark, Anti-Kickback and all other health care regulatory matters. He is counsel to hospitals regarding clinically integrated networks, medical staff bylaws, physician relations, acquisition of medical groups, corporate governance, acquisitions of outpatient and ancillary facilities, strategic alliances and joint ventures, the establishment of provider-based facilities, executive employment agreements, Medicare compliance, contracting, and employment matters. Tom also represents several senior living owners and operators in mergers/acquisitions, regulatory, patient rights, and financings.
Tom is Chair of the firm's Health Care Industry Practice.
Former CEO PacifiCare of Ohio, Inc., PacifiCare Senior Leadership Council, PacifiCare Health Services Council, and PacifiCare of Ohio Board of Directors, 1998 – 2001.
Former executive vice-president, chief legal officer and secretary, ChoiceCare, formerly Greater Cincinnati's largest health maintenance organization. Member of senior executive team. Legal responsibilities included ChoiceCare’s initial public offering and $250 million merger with Humana, 1996 - 1998, and creation of the Impact for Health Foundation.
Partner in law firm of Frost Brown Todd LLC (formerly Frost & Jacobs ), of counsel as of January 1, 1996, Cincinnati, Ohio. Chair of health care practice group. Health care, corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, real estate and taxation, representing 200+ corporations, from proprietorships to SEC, 1989 - 1998
Partner in the Cincinnati office of the law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff (formerly Walker, Chatfield & Doan). Entrepreneurial practice focused on taxation and small business. Committees: Corporate, Client Development, Recruiting, 1979 - 1989
Tax specialist, Ernst and Young, Cleveland, Ohio. Ranked first on staff in overall performance. Responsible for consulting, tax planning and compliance work for corporate, partnership and individual clients, 1977 - 1979