Thomas Shorter Appointed Regent for the American College of Healthcare Executives

Thomas Shorter, Chair of Godfrey & Kahn’s Health Care Industry Group, has been appointed District 3 Regent for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), effective immediately.  Shorter joins the Council of Regents, which serves as a natural non-governing body that promotes ACHE’s vision, mission and values to the governance and nationwide districts. The support and dedication of the Regents also helps the Board of Governors steer the organization.

Shorter represents hospitals, physicians’ groups, research institutions and health care related organizations, as well as other businesses, providing legal counsel on health care, corporate, labor and employment and regulatory matters. Shorter handles matters regarding Medicare compliance, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), Physician Self-Referral (Stark), and Anti-Kickback.

Godfrey & Kahn’s Health Care Industry Group provides clients with a wide array of legal services that include: corporate and business transactions; tax and employee benefits; labor, employment and immigration; insurance; public finance; antitrust; litigation; white collar counseling and defense; real estate; political law; and intellectual property.

With more than 160 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin’s leading business law firms. Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at