Bill practices administrative and regulatory law in the areas of insurance and health care, representing health insurance and health care companies. With more than 22 years of in-house experience at one of America’s largest health care companies, he has advised licensed and risk-bearing entities in administrative, regulatory, and enforcement matters before state and federal agencies. Bill managed major in-house law department functions supporting commercial health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid products and operations, and has extensive knowledge and experience resolving complex legal, regulatory and operational problems for his clients. He works closely to understand their business, providing legal advice that helps them achieve their goals and objectives in an ever-changing legal and regulatory environment. Bill leads Frost Brown Todd’s Insurance Regulation Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Insurance Industry Team and Health Care Innovation Team. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and a member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel (FORC) and of the American Health Law Association (AHLA).
Bill’s experience in administrative, regulatory and insurance law includes the following areas:
Member – Frost Brown Todd, LLC. Insurance Industry Team, Insurance Regulation Practice Group and Health Care Innovation Industry Team, representing clients in the insurance and health care sectors with compliance, operational, and regulatory issues including new product and market development and entry, insurance company and producer licensing, administrative enforcement matters, legislative and regulatory change management, and insurance administration and operations.
Deputy General Counsel – UnitedHealthcare. Led legal teams providing compliance, operational, and regulatory support for commercial health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and ancillary lines of business, along with legislative and regulatory change management and sales, marketing and advertising support.for commercial health insurance and ancillary lines of business, and regulatory and contract database management and research support for its state Medicaid contracts.
Deputy General Counsel – Golden Rule Insurance Company and Golden Rule Financial Corporation. Led legal team providing compliance, operational and regulatory support for all aspects of operations for a national life and health insurance holding company system. Reviewed, revised, drafted, and supported lobbying efforts for and against state and federal legislation, regulations and guidance regarding life and health insurance. Created and managed a legislative and regulatory tracking and change management system.
Associate Attorney – Bowers, Harrison, Kent & Miller. Splitting time between the litigation and business sections of the firm, represented both individual and corporate plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation and business transactions. Wrote approximately 2000 residential and commercial title insurance commitments and policies in Southwestern Indiana per year, many of which were the initial title insurance policies ever written on that real estate. Oversaw and led the law firm’s 9 title searchers and support staff in the real estate department who assisted with the preparation of those title insurance commitments, policies, and closings.
University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 1992
Purdue University, B.S., Organizational Leadership, 1986
Cook County Illinois Circuit Court Law Division, James H. Sullivan
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
American Health Law Association, Member
Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Member
November 16, 2020
August 20, 2020