Mediator and Arbitrator in York county with ADR Options since 2005
Providing arbitration/mediation services in medical malpractice, personal injury, professional liability, commercial litigation and other matters.
Joined CGA Law Firm in 2015, after three years with Persun and Heim, P.C., focusing on the areas of Healthcare law, agricultural, commercial and construction insurance and general litigation practice.
Founding member and President of Hartman, Osborne & Rettig, P.C., Harrisburg, PA (1995 – 2005). Health Care Practice included provider integration strategies, provider contracting with managed care organizations and government payors, provider practice acquisitions, reimbursement issues, regulatory compliance analysis, formation of provider groups, health care litigation and general representation of physicians, physician groups, ambulatory surgical centers, hospitals and managed care organizations. Civil Litigation Practice included professional liability, products liability, personal injury, property damage, construction, contract, business, employment, real estate, environmental and administrative litigation.
Partner in charge of firm’s Health Care Practice for Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, PA (1994 – 1995). Responsible for providing legal services and strategic planning for health care clients and coordinating the delivery of subspecialty legal services from the national network of eleven offices and over 230 attorneys, or managed care operational consulting services from the affiliated health care consulting firm, The Pilot Group. Significant projects included development and implementation of provider integration strategies, provider contracting with managed care organizations and government payors, provider practice acquisitions, reimbursement issues and general representation of physicians, physician groups, hospitals and managed care organizations.
Established in-house litigation program for Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA (1985 – 1994) including over 700 employed physicians. Managed legal department of seven attorneys and staff. Participated as part of the management team for an integrated health care system:
Senior Vice President, Legal Services
Member, Boards of Directors: Geisinger System Services; Geisinger Medical Center; Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center; Geisinger Clinic; Geisinger Health Plan; Marworth; Geisinger Medical Management Corporation
Chairman, Governmental Relations Committee
Member: Planning Committee; Clinical Practice Committee; Operations Committee
Goldberg, Evans & Katzman, P.C., Harrisburg, PA (1981 – 1985), Professional liability, products liability, personal injury, property damage and construction litigation.
Shearer, Mette & Woodside, P.C., Harrisburg, PA (1978-1978), Professional liability, products liability, personal injury, property damage, construction, contract, business, estates, real estate, environmental and administrative litigation.
United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Falls Church, VA (1975 – 1981), Positions included Writing Clerk to a Three-Judge Panel, United States Army Court of Military Review; Government Appellate Counsel, Legal Services Agency, Office of the Judge Advocate General; and Secretary of the Army Judicial Review Panel for the United States Military Academy Administrative Discharge Proceedings.
Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, PA, Juris Doctor 1975
Davidson College, Davidson, NC, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, England (1970 – 1971), Bachelor of Arts 1972 Honors: