Thomas N. Shorter, JD, FACHE

Tom Shorter is a shareholder with Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., and located in the Madison office. Tom serves as Chair of the Health Care Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

Tom represents hospitals, physicians’ groups, research institutions and health care related organizations, as well as other businesses, providing counsel on health care, corporate, labor and employment and regulatory matters. For clients in the health care industry, Tom 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. Additionally, Tom is also called upon by other organizations to handle management-side legal corporate and employment issues.

Tom is active on several state and national associations ranging from the American College of Healthcare Executives to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. In addition, Tom holds various board positions on these associations.

Tom earned his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law, and his Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is licensed to practice law in both Wisconsin and Minnesota.