Summary

Tim advises and represents private and public corporations and healthcare industry entities to structure, fund, govern and meet strategic objectives.

Corporate Finance Services
Tim aids nonprofit and for-profit corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships in general business matters, including:

  • Formation and dissolution.
  • Tax-free reorganizations.
  • Securities offerings.
  • Financing matters.
  • General real estate transactions.

Tim has acted as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel and trustee’s counsel in connection with private placement bond financing and as underwriters’ counsel and company counsel in bond financings. He represents financial institutions on regulatory and product/service development and distribution. Tim also manages clients’ intellectual property assets, such as in hardware and software contract negotiations and data base copyright law.

Healthcare Law Services
Much of Tim’s practice is focused on the healthcare industry. His clients include single specialty and multispecialty physician practice organizations with annual revenues from $1 million to $400 million. From a strategic perspective, Tim advises academic medical centers, physician group joint ventures and practices; nursing homes; laboratory services companies; home health care organizations; healthcare MSO’s; and specialty hospitals and their respective boards of directors on all aspects of regulatory compliance and the related implications for healthcare industry providers, including:

  • Federal anti-kickback and Stark Laws.
  • False Claims Act.
  • OIG allegations and investigations.
  • HIPAA and HITECH.
  • Deal structuring, billing, coding and documentation.
  • Contract negotiation with Third Party Payers.

Tim also helps to structure physician and management compensation arrangements and succession planning and transition strategies. His 20 years of services to the Organ Procurement and Solid Organ Transplant community of organizations was recognized officially by former Ohio Governor Bob Taft. Tim is the chair of the executive committee for Lifeline of Ohio Organ Procurement and also serves on the Solid Organ Transplant Consortium and the Ohio Tissue Bank.

Real Estate Services for Healthcare Facilities
Tim guides healthcare and medical field clients through the industry’s unique and complex regulations to tailor financial structures to accommodate their commercial real estate needs. In addition to finance representation, he determines comparative strategy decisions behind owning versus leasing commercial property for:

  • Medical office space and clinics.
  • Ambulatory surgery centers.
  • Imaging centers.
  • Urgent care clinics.
  • Infusion therapy clinics.
  • Senior independent and assisted living projects.

Tim has an AV (Preeminent) Peer Review Rating from LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard. He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his healthcare law practice. Tim has been listed as a member of the Who's Who in Executives and Professionals and has received Certificates of Commendation from Tommy G. Thompson, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, for his work with solid organ transplant centers and organ procurement organizations.

Tim attended Wake Forest University, received his B.A. from The Ohio State University in 1971, where he lettered in Varsity Golf from 1968-1971, and earned his J.D. from Capital Law School in 1974, where he was a member of the Order of the Curia, Honor Council and the National Moot Court Team. He is a contributing member of The Entrepreneurship Institute, an association of CEOs and presidents of small and medium-sized companies that receive guidance through its President’s Forum.

Tim is also a member of the Center for Science and Industry’s (COSI) Community Board of Advisors. He served as a member of the board of governors of The Golf Club, a Pete Dye designed top 30’s golf club, from 2003-2015 and as president from 2011-2015. He is also a member of The Ohio State University President’s Club and the Varsity “O” Association of former OSU varsity athletes. 

Awards

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Education

  • Capital University School of Law (1974)
  • B.A., The Ohio State University
  • Wake Forest University

Admissions

  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Columbus Bar Association (Member, Business Law)
  • Ohio State Bar Association (Member, Healthcare Committee)
  • The Entrepreneurship Institute (Member)

Community Involvement

  • Golf Club Company, The (Board of Governors (2003-2015), President (2011-2015))
  • Lifeline of OH Organ Procurement (Founding Trustee and Board Member)
  • Ohio Solid Organ Transplant Consortium (Past Member, Patient Selection Committee)
  • Ohio Tissue Bank (Former Chair)
  • Center of Science and Industry (COSI) (Community Board of Advisors)