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  • Education
    • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1992
    • B.S., Marquette University, 1984
  • Court Admissions
    • State of Illinois, 1992
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1992
Tom Kiser draws upon a rich history of working for a nonprofit consortium of academic medical centers and their affiliated hospitals. Prior to joining Polsinelli, he served as Vice President and General Counsel from 2009 through 2015 at University HealthSystem Consortium, an Illinois nonprofit cooperative whose membership included every nonprofit academic medical center in the United States. As Vice President and General Counsel, he oversaw and managed all corporate legal work; served as corporate secretary; and oversaw all corporate transactions and contract negotiations. For current clients, he leverages his experience overseeing the regulatory compliance of one of the largest academic medicine data bases in the country. This background allows him to see things from the client’s perspective and to craft solutions to issues that can impact an organization’s ability to achieve its business goals. He has broad experience representing clients in a wide range of areas, including: 
  • Health care 
  • Privacy and data security 
  • Data analytics 
  • Corporate compliance 
  • Corporate law
  • Represented University HealthSystem Consortium in a $395 million transaction with VHA wherein both entities combined their assets and operations to form the largest privately owned health care service provider in the county.