A. Thomas Pedroni Jr. brings nearly two decades of health care experience to the growing Baltimore law firm
BALTIMORE July 26, 2007 LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire – Ober|Kaler, a Maryland and Washington, D.C. law firm, announced today that A. Thomas Pedroni, Jr. has joined the firm as principal in its Health Law Group.
Mr. Pedroni brings nearly two decades of health care experience to the firm with a practice area that includes health care institutions, physicians and dentists, health information technology, insurance, risk management and alternative risk financing.
“Tom Pedroni will have an immediate impact at the firm,” said Sanford V. “Sandy” Teplitzky, Chair of the Health Law Group at Ober|Kaler. “I am thrilled that he has chosen to join us. Our clients will be the ones who benefit from his expertise. Together, Tom and the rest of our Health Law team will be available to assist our health care clients nationally as they address, on a daily basis, the myriad legal and operational issues facing providers in the health care delivery system.”
Mr. Pedroni brings a distinguished legal career in Health Law to Ober|Kaler. Prior to his arrival, Mr. Pedroni was the Co-Chair of the Health Law Practice Group at Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz P.A. in Towson. He also was managing attorney for the Johns Hopkins Health System Corp., risk manager for Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Vice President and General Counsel to a national dental practice management company with practices in 12 states. He also has significant managed care company and contracting experience.
“I hope to be able to assist Ober|Kaler with my skill set,” Mr. Pedroni said. “The opporunity to come here as a partner is exciting. I hope to help the firm with its physician and hospital client base.”
A native of Baltimore, Mr. Pedroni graduated from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland School of Law. Mr. Pedroni has written for numerous publications including Contemporary Pediatrics, The Maryland Bar Journal and Physicians Practice Digest. He has also lectured extensively on health care issues to health care providers and administrators. Mr. Pedroni is a member of the American and Maryland Societies for Health Care Risk Management, and the American Health Lawyers Association.
He has joined a health care law practice that is recognized nationally for its work. Ober|Kaler’s Health Law Group is one of the largest in the U.S. with more than thirty lawyers. The most recent issue of “The Best of the Best” listed five Ober|Kaler health care lawyers among the top twenty-five in the nation.
Outside of his legal career, Mr. Pedroni is involved in a number of activities, including the Associated Italian Charities of Maryland, Inc. He speaks fluent Italian and has a number of Italian business clients. A former college basketball and baseball player at Johns Hopkins University, Mr. Pedroni also coaches baseball for the Roland Park Little League, and is involved in the Towsontowne Recreation Council.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm that provides integrated regulatory, transaction and litigation services to financial, health care, construction and other business organizations. The firm has 127 attorneys in offices in Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Fall Church, Va