Jonathan Tomes is an accomplished Senior Executive and Thought Leader with more than 50 years of success across the legal, trading & commodities, corporate personnel, medical, and military industries. Leveraging extensive experience in strategic leadership for highly regulated organizations, he is a valuable asset for startup to established healthcare, health insurance, hospital, electronic health records, or medical device companies requiring expert assistance with malpractice litigation, employment law, legal challenges, credentialing issues, top tier recruitment matters, or policy development. His areas of expertise include military criminal law, health information law, general health law, employment law, corporate compliance, public speaking, training, and investigations.
Throughout his executive career, Jonathon has held leadership positions with organizations including EMR Legal Inc, Tomes & Dvorak, and the US Army. In his current role as President and Consultant with EMR Legal Inc, Jonathon provides legal services as a National Expert on HIPAA matters. He has represented over 1000 clients across the country, including Indian Health Services and the Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Jonathon is AV-rated by Martindale- Hubbell, placing him as pre-eminent in law and highest ethics. During his tenure with the US Army, Jonathon served as Chief Military Law Instructor, Lieutenant Colonel (JAGC, Chief, Special Claims), and completed assignments including the oversight of all army espionage in East Germany. Jonathon is the recipient of a number of awards including the Silver Star, the Legion of Merit, the Harold Washington Award, and Professor of the Year.
Jonathon attained his JD in Law from Oklahoma City University School of Law and his BS in Advertising Design from the University of Cincinnati. As an experienced board, advisory board, and executive committee member, Jonathon has held positions with organizations including Kansas University Hospital System, The Journal of Healthcare Finance, American Health Information Management Association, Health Information Compliance Insider, and the US Army Command General Staff College. He is the author of 50 books and multiple articles on health information law.