William P. Dillon

William P. Dillon

William P. Dillon

Direct Phone: (850) 425-5218
Email Address: WDillon@lawfla.com

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  • Education

    • St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1998
    • Florida International University, B.S., cum laude, 1994

    Practice Areas

    • Health Law Transactions
    • Health Information Technology
    • Non-profit Organizations
    • Administrative Law
    • Employment Law
    • General Health Law
    • Federal and State Fraud and Abuse Law
    • Corporate Compliance Programs
    • Health Care Provider Transactions – Employment Agreements, Income Guarantee Agreements, Medical Practice Purchase Agreements
    • Medical Practice Formations
    • Medical Staff Issues
    • Health Information Technology
    • HIPAA
    • Federally Qualified Health Center Law
    • Health Care Billing and Reimbursement
    • Health Care Provider Licensure Matters
    • Not for Profit Corporation Law and Governance
    • Rural Health Networks
    • Provider Services Networks

    Specialty Practices/ Industries

    General Health Law;Federal and State Fraud and Abuse Law; Corporate Compliance Programs; Health Care Provider Transactions – Employment Agreements, Income Guarantee Agreements, Medical Practice Purchase Agreements; Medical Practice Formations; Medical Staff Issues; Health Information Technology; HIPAA; Federally Qualified Health Center Law; Health Care Billing and Reimbursement; Health Care Provider Licensure Matters; Not for Profit Corporation Law and Governance; Rural Health Networks; Provider Services Networks.

  • Representative Client Experience

    • Represents Federally Qualified Health Centers in various operational and management issues.
    • Represents physicians and physician practices in issues relating to employment contracting, income guarantee agreements, practice purchases, fraud and abuse compliance and other issues related to operating a medical practice.
    • Represents health care providers in health information technology issues, including the licensing of electronic medical records software and participation in regional health information organizations.
    • Provided representation to health care providers in administrative matters before the Departmental Appeals Board of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
    • Provided representation to Federally Qualified Health Centers in matters involving intergovernmental transfers of local, state, and Federal matching funds.
    • Assisted health care providers in responding to investigations by the Office of Civil Rights for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services relating to alleged HIPAA violations.
    • Provide assistance to health care providers in complying with employment and labor issues including FMLA, FLSA and employment terminations.
    • Provide assistance to not for profit organizations for corporate governance issues and executive compensation issues.
    • Represents health care providers contracting with managed care entities.


    • The Florida Bar, 1998
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1998

    Professional Certifications

    • Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Health Law, 2005
    • Florida Licensed Health Care Risk Manager, 1999

  • Professional Associations

    • Florida Bar Health Law Section, Chair, HIPAA/HIT Committee 2005 – Present
    • American Health Lawyers Association
    • American Bar Association, Health and Business Law Sections

    Community Activities

    • Leadership Tallahassee (Affiliate Member)
    • Gulf Winds Track and Triathlon Club


    • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: BV® Distinguished ™
    • Super Lawyer® 2010-2015
    • Florida Trend “Legal Elite® ” 2011-2014

    Publications and Lectures

    • Florida Practitioner’s Health Law Handbook” – Chapter 9, Federal Qualified Health Centers.
    • The Quest for Interoperable Electronic Health Records – A Guide to Legal Issues Establishing Health Information Networks” – Contributing co-author Chapter 2, Privacy.
    • Physicians and RHIOs – Understanding the Use, Disclosure and Maintenance of Patient Information” – Physician Organizations Newsletter.
    • Numerous lectures in Florida and nationally on issues relating to HIPAA, Corporate Compliance and Health Information Technology