Thomas K. Petersen

Thomas K. Petersen D.C. Healthcare Attorney Barnes Thornburg
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Professional Biography

Tom Petersen is an Associate at Barnes & Thornburg's D.C. office. He is a dedicated and passionate litigator who advises and represents various healthcare entities, including hospitals and physician groups, in response to government actions, investigations, and claims brought under federal and state law.

Tom advises clients facing alleged violations of healthcare fraud statutes and other types of fraud crimes that affect healthcare providers. He also assists with drafting motions and briefs, coordinating discovery and other forms of case management. 

Prior to joining the firm, Tom was a law clerk with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims’ Office of Special Masters, where he researched and drafted orders, findings of fact, rulings on entitlement, and decisions on attorneys’ fees and costs in the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.  

During law school, Tom gained meaningful experience in criminal and civil fraud trials during his internships with the trial unit at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the financial crimes section at U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah. 

Tom is not regularly admitted to practice law in the local courts of the District of Columbia and is working under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar pending his admission.

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