Member; Chair, Health Law Section, 1995-1996; Board of Governors, Health Law Section, 1993-1999, Virginia State Bar
Member, Health Care Law Section Council, Virginia Bar Association, 1998-Present
Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Tom concentrates in healthcare law including medical staff privileges, healthcare contracts, state and federal self-referral and fraud and abuse prohibitions, professional and facility licensure, state and federal privacy and confidentiality requirements, managed care, Medicaid, Medicare, and third-party reimbursement and regulation, healthcare litigation, and certificate of public need matters.
He is a past chairman of the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar's Health Law Section and also served as vice chair, secretary, and newsletter editor of the section. Tom currently serves on the Health Law Section Council of the Virginia Bar Association.
After earning his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, Tom was a law clerk for the Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Represented hospitals and surgery centers across the county in medical staff investigations, disciplinary matters, and hearings and in preparation of, and revisions to, medical staff bylaws.
Provided Virginia certificate of public need advice for numerous projects throughout 24 years, including development of new $166 million, 126-bed new hospital.
Advised major university in certificate of need approval, development, and operation of $135 million proton therapy institute.
Advised many hospitals and surgery centers regarding hospital-physician contracts.
Advised many hospitals and surgery centers regarding compliance and internal audit issues.
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care, Woodward/White, Inc., 2007-2013
Named to "Virginia Legal Elite," Health Care, Virginia Business, 2009-2012
Named to "Virginia Super Lawyers," Health Care, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2008-2012
AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell