Thomas J. Stallings


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  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, Editor, Virginia Law Review, 1987
  • The College of William & Mary, BA, Phi Beta Kappa , 1984
  • Virginia

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

Highly efficient and responsive, Tom has been a trusted adviser to healthcare providers for more than 30 years. Tom brings a cost-effective, practical approach to helping healthcare providers navigate some of their most important legal issues, including medical staff privileges; healthcare contracts; state and federal self-referral and fraud and abuse prohibitions; professional and facility licensure; peer review privilege; healthcare litigation; certificate of public need matters; and managed care, Medicaid, Medicare, and third-party reimbursement and regulation.

Tom serves on the Health Law Section Council of the Virginia Bar Association. He is a past chairman of the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar's Health Law Section and served as vice chair, secretary, and newsletter editor of the section. Among his many honors, Tom is consistently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, which twice named him Richmond’s Lawyer of the Year for health care law.

After earning his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, Tom was a law clerk for Judge Boyce F. Martin Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

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Thomas J Stallings
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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.

Named "Lawyer of the Year," Health Care Law, Richmond, Best Lawyers, 2015, 2018

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2007-2018

Named to "Legal Elite," Health Law, Virginia Business, 2009-2017

Named to "Virginia Super Lawyers," Health Care, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2008-2017

AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Speaker, "The Peer Review Process for ASCs," Becker’s ASC 23rd Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs, Chicago, IL, October 28, 2016
Speaker, "Medical Staff Issues, Credentialing and Reporting, Screening and Exclusion," 14th Annual Business and Legal Issues in Dialysis and Nephrology Symposium, May 19, 2016
Speaker, Ambulatory Surgery Centers and ASC Litigation, McGuireWoods LLP Teleconference, March 17, 2016
A Primer on RAC Appeals, March 31, 2009