Robin M. Sheridan
  Attorney

BIOGRAPHY

As a shareholder of the firm, Robin Sheridan counsels health care clients in numerous aspects of health law.  She serves as general counsel to a growing community hospital and, in that role, advises on daily issues such as corporate governance, contract preparation and management, the legal implications of growth/development, physician transactions, patient care issues, accreditation, EMTALA, HIPAA and OSHA matters and compliance.

She also focuses her practice in medical staff relations, routinely counseling clients in a wide range of issues, including medical staff governance (e.g., medical staff by-laws, rules and regulations and fair hearing plans) and disruptive physician behavior.

Ms. Sheridan has experience in all aspects of employment law and human resources management, including hiring, discipline, discharge, drug testing, disability accommodation, union avoidance, discrimination and civil rights claims, implementation of family and medical leave and wage and hour laws. She also has experience preparing employment, severance, non-competition and confidentiality agreements. Ms. Sheridan has extensive training experience, advising managers and supervisors on a wide range of state and federal employment laws and on best practices related to human resources management.

Over the last 25 years, Ms. Sheridan has worked in various Human Resources positions, including as a Human Resources Director and Senior Corporate Counsel for a large Wisconsin-based company with a significant health care component. As a result, she has a unique understanding of the day-to-day challenges faced by employers and the need for a practical approach.

EDUCATION

Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Services Administration - 1981; Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Communications - 1981; University of Wisconsin, Masters of Industrial Labor Relations - 1988

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. - 1993

ADMITTED TO BAR

  • Wisconsin - 1993
  • Michigan - 2009
  • Minnesota - 2009
  • Arizona - 2010

memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Health Lawyers Association