Timothy J. Fry Associate

Tim's practice concentrates on the healthcare industry, regularly advising clients on compliance and regulatory issues, including the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law, Medicare policy, state fraud and abuse laws, and state licensure and certificate of need rules.

He also represents healthcare providers in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, corporate governance and other contractual matters. His clients include hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, dental support organizations, physician groups, private equity sponsors and dialysis centers.

Before entering private practice, Tim worked in healthcare policy for five years in Washington DC. Focused on Medicare payment policy, Tim served both as chief regulatory staffer and lobbyist for the National Rural Health Association. Tim then joined the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services within the Department of Health and Human Services. In this latter role, he prepared congressional testimony and aided the Agency’s efforts to support the Affordable Care Act’s enactment.

As a law student at the Northwestern University School of Law, his classmates honored Tim with the Wigmore Key Award, given to the student who did the most to uphold the traditions of the law school. In addition, he received two writing awards—a national Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing and the Leigh B. Bienen Prize. Tim also served as extern to the Honorable Marvin E. Aspen, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, and contributed to an effort to rewrite the evidence code of Tanzania.

Experience

Representation of a private equity fund in the multi-million dollar acquisition of an administrative services provider to a multi-site ophthalmology practice in New York.

  • Northwestern University, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Dean’s List, Coordinating Comment Editor, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, 2013
  • Hope College, BA, History and Political Science, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005

Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing, The Burton Foundation, 2013

Wigmore Key Award, Northwestern University School of Law, 2013

Leigh B. Bienen Prize, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, 2013

  • Illinois
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