WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May 16, 2018) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, today announced that William P. Dillon has joined the firm as a shareholder of the expanding health care law practice. He will be based in the Tallahassee office.
Dillon will focus his practice on assisting health care providers and entities adhering to the complex regulatory requirements in the health care sector. Additionally, he will devote a significant amount of time focusing on data privacy and security issues in both the health care and non-health care sectors.
“Bill’s unique specialization in health care law is invaluable to growing the practice and delivering unmatched counsel for current and new clients,” said Lila Jaber, regional managing shareholder and head of the firm’s government affairs practice. “His statewide reach continues our tradition of recruiting top talent in key industries in Florida.”
Before joining Gunster, Dillon practiced health care law in Tallahassee where he represented Federally Qualified Health Centers in providing services to Florida’s medically underserved populations. In his 20 years of experience, he has assisted these entities in complying with federal and state grant requirements and other programs such as the 340B Drug Discount Program. Additionally, he has represented health care providers and entities in structuring compliant business relationships as well as providing business operations advice.
Dillon is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in the area of Health Care Law. He is also certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in the area of corporate compliance (CHC) and the International Association of Privacy Professionals as an Information Privacy Professional for the US Section (CIPP/US). Dillon is active in his community, including involvement with Gulfwinds Triathletes and the Tallahassee Sports Council, a division of the Leon County Division of Tourism.
He holds a J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law and his B.S. from Florida International University.
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Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 13 offices statewide. Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients, Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it. The firm serves clients from its offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach, Winter Park, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 180 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 500 largest law firms and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Law Firms by Law360. More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at www.gunster.com.