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Thomas J. Mortell

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4929
FAX   208.954.5245
EMAIL   tmortell@hawleytroxell.com
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Mr. Mortell is chair of the firm’s health law group. His practice concentrates in the areas of health care and construction.


Practice Areas

Education

Law School: J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 1994

Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, B.S., Economics, 1991

Clerkship: Law Clerk for Honorable William H. Woodland, District Judge, Idaho Sixth Judicial District Court, 1994-1996; Law Clerk, Utah County Attorney’s Office, 1993-1994.

Community Activities

Boise Valley Economic Partnership, Board Member

Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Health Care Subcommittee member

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Committee, since 2005 (currently serving as Chair) and Member of Chamber’s Policy Committee

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Advisors, since 2010

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program, 2005-2007

American Inns of Court

Idaho Law Foundation, Mock Trial Program for high school students

 


tom-mortell

Thomas J. Mortell

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4929
FAX   208.954.5245
EMAIL   tmortell@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Mr. Mortell is chair of the firm’s health law group. His practice concentrates in the areas of health care and construction.


Practice Areas

Education

Law School: J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 1994

Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, B.S., Economics, 1991

Clerkship: Law Clerk for Honorable William H. Woodland, District Judge, Idaho Sixth Judicial District Court, 1994-1996; Law Clerk, Utah County Attorney’s Office, 1993-1994.

Community Activities

Boise Valley Economic Partnership, Board Member

Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Health Care Subcommittee member

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Committee, since 2005 (currently serving as Chair) and Member of Chamber’s Policy Committee

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Advisors, since 2010

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program, 2005-2007

American Inns of Court

Idaho Law Foundation, Mock Trial Program for high school students

 


Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions:

Idaho State Bar, since 1995

Utah State Bar, since 1994

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association

Section of Litigation and Forum on the Construction Industry (Construction Litigation)

Idaho State Bar, Health Law Section chair

American Health Lawyers Association

Accomplishments

Best Lawyers in America – Healthcare, since 2013 & 2014.


Articles & Publications

Health Care Articles & Presentations

Co-author, King v. Burwell: Obamacare Survives Another Challenge, Idaho Business Review, June, 2015.

The Impact of Healthcare Reform and the ACA – A Legal Perspective, Idaho Hospital Association, June, 2015.

Why Idaho’s Business Community Should Care About The Quality of Health Care, Idaho Business Review, June, 2015.

Principles of Good Governance For Hospital Boards, Western Regional Trustee Symposium, June, 2015.

Idaho’s Telehealth Access Act: Another Step Toward Reform, Idaho Business Review, May, 2015.

What is Medicaid ReDesign and Why Should Idaho’s Businesses Care About It, Idaho Business Review, January, 2015.

What You Need to Know in 2015 – Physician Integration, Fraud Enforcement and the ACA, HFMA – Idaho Chapter, January, 2015.

Co-Presenter, Repayment Obligations for Idaho’s Hospitals – Living in an Era of Increased Enforcement, HFMA – Idaho Chapter, July, 2014.

HIPAA-What May Come in 2015, IHA Convention, October, 2014

Co-Author, Idaho’s Health Insurance Exchange – One Year Later, Idaho Business Review, May 16, 2014.

Author, Does saying ‘I’m sorry’ help?, Idaho Business Review, January 2, 2014.

Board Training – Effective Governance Principles, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, October 2013.

Presenter, Medicaid Expansion in Idaho-Health Insurance for the Working Poor, Southwest Idaho Legislative Summit, September 2013.

Co-presenter, Hidden Health Care Reform Perils for Employers, Southeast Idaho, Hawley Troxell Seminars, June 2013.

Co-presenter, PPACA: Pitfalls and Opportunities for Businesses in Idaho, IACI Annual Convention, June 2013.

Co-author, Idaho’s Health Insurance Exchange Onward and Upward, The Advocate, June/July 2013.

Co-Author, Idaho’s Health Insurance Exchange: What’s Next? Idaho Business Review, April 11, 2013

Idaho State Bar 2012 Health Law Update, December 2012.

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Business, Idaho State Bar, September 2012.

The Affordable Care Act – Impact on Idaho’s Health Care Industries, Idaho Health Facilities Authority, August 2012.

Co-author, The Resurgence of the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine, The Advocate, June/July 2012.

Health Insurance Exchanges – What Idaho’s Health Care Providers Should Know, Hawley Troxell Health Law Update, February, 2012.

Co-presenter, Fraud and Abuse Laws: Application to

Common Situations, Idaho Hospital Association, 2011.

Liability of Health Care Providers in Idaho – Apparent Authority and Negligent Credentialing, The Advocate, October, 2010.

Board Training: Effective Governance Principles, 2008-2010.

Physician/Hospital Joint Ventures, Idaho Hospital Association, 2010.

Compliance Issues for Idaho Hospitals, The Hospital Cooperative, 2010.

Co-presenter, Developing Physician and Hospital Partnerships, The Hospital Cooperative, 2008.

Co-presenter, Under Arrangement, Provider-Based, and

Rural Health Clinic Rules, Idaho Hospital Association, 2008.

Duties of Directors of Nonprofit Corporations, Bingham Memorial Hospital, 2007.

Concise and Effective Medical Staff Bylaws, Idaho Association of Medical Staff Services, 2007.

Board Training: Physician Recruitment, Legal and Strategic Issues, Madison Memorial Hospital, 2007.

Board Training: Physician Recruitment, Legal and Strategic Issues, Madison Memorial Hospital, 2007.

Co-presenter, Compliance in the Real World, Idaho Health Facilities Authority, 2005.

Co-presenter, Navigating Your Legal, Fiduciary, and Ethical Duties: Guidance for Public Hospital Boards, 2004.

Construction Articles & Presentations

Bidding and Procurement for Idaho’s School Districts, Idaho Association of School Business Officials 2012

Idaho Author, Fifty State Construction Lien and Bond Law, 2d ed., 2011 Cumulative Supplement, Aspen Publishers.

Project Filing: Documents and Electronically-Stored Information, Construction Specifications Institute, Idaho Chapter, 2010.

Bid Disputes on Public Projects – Navigating Idaho’s Procurement States in an Increasingly Competitive Market, Construction Specifications Institute, Idaho Chapter, 2009.

Construction Issues For Idaho’s School Districts, Idaho Association of School Business Officials, 2007.

Ways to Protect an Owner Against Price Escalations/Fluctuations, Construction Owners Association of America, Idaho Chapter, 2006.

AIA Contracts, Lorman Education Services, 2006.

Ten Things You Should Know About Performance Bonds, Construction Owners Association of America, Idaho Chapter, 2005.

Contracts, Terms, Rules, and Administration, construction presentation in Boise and Idaho Falls, Idaho, 2005.

COAA v. AIA: A Battle of the Forms – An Owner’s Perspective, Construction Owners Association of America, Idaho Chapter, 2004.

Mechanics’ Lien Law and Strategies in Idaho, National Business Institute, 2003.

Construction Claims: Drafting and Administering the Contract to Avoid Claims, Construction Specifications Institute, Northwest Region Conference, 2003.