MILWAUKEE (June 13, 2012) — The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) has reappointed shareholder Thomas Shorter as chair of its Labor and Employment Practice Group. This one-year appointment is effective June 23, 2012.
The AHLA is the nation’s largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field with more than 10,000 members. Members include attorneys, in-house counsel, solo practitioners, government and public interest attorneys, academicians, students, paralegals and health professionals.
The Labor and Employment Practice Group is one of 16 AHLA Practice Groups that are composed of volunteer members who share a similar work setting or interest in specific areas of health law and who desire to increase their level of expertise in and knowledge of health law issues, grow professionally, gain valuable leadership experience, and network with other health lawyers from across the country.
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