WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 18, 2020) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce healthcare attorney William P. Dillon has been promoted to Tallahassee Office Managing Shareholder.
Dillon is Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in the area of Health Care law. He also advises on data privacy and security issues in both the health care and non-health care sectors. He is 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 U.S. Section (CIPP/US).
In addition to his representation of Federally Qualified Health Centers, Dillon has represented health care providers and entities in structuring compliant business relationships, as well as in providing counsel regarding business operations. In the area of data privacy and security, Dillon has been involved in the areas of HIPAA and HITECH. He previously served as an outside consultant to the Privacy and Security Project of Florida’s Agency of Health Care Administration (AHCA), which was part of the larger Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration, funded by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
“With deep Tallahassee roots and an effective understanding of state government, Bill is ideal as the office managing shareholder position,” says Gunster managing shareholder Bill Perry. “We will benefit from his leadership and recruiting skills as we continue to grow this office.”
Gunster also recently promoted government affairs consultant Ronald A. Brisé to chair of the Government Affairs Law and Lobbying practice. Brisé leverages a wealth of experience in governmental, legislative, political and business arenas to represent the interests of clients in matters that include regulated industries, appropriations, business development, education, governmental and legislative affairs, public policy, and economic development.
The government affairs practice represents commercial and individual interests across a cross-section of industries, including energy, health care and education, among many others.
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Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 12 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, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With nearly 200 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.