William (Bill) H. Thompson

Attorney | Indianapolis

Phone: (317) 977-1424
| Fax: (317) 633-4878

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About William

Bill Thompson concentrates his practice on complex transactional matters, assisting clients with a wide range of deal structures. With dedicated industry knowledge to provide practical solutions to clients’ complex challenges, Bill serves as a trusted partner with the experience and drive necessary to get the deal done. Working alongside his clients nationwide, which include hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers and children's hospitals, he embraces the opportunity to navigate complex transactions.

Bill’s experience includes counseling clients through a number of complex transactional arrangements, such as mergers and acquisitions, contractual arrangements and joint ventures. He has the proven experience in strategically and efficiently advising his clients, whether they are looking to sell a hospital, acquire a physician practice or create a clinically integrated network. Additionally, Bill advises clients on alternative risk financing vehicles, including captive insurance companies, with a focus on offshore companies.

Bill currently serves as Chairman of the Firm, having previously served as Managing Partner for 10 years. He is actively involved within the legal community as a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association, where he is a member of the Health Law Section. Additionally, Bill sits on the Advisory Council for the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health. In his free time, Bill is an avid polo player.


Indiana University, B.S. - 1980; Indiana University, M.H.A. - 1983

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D. - 1987


  • Indiana - 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana - 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 1987
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims - 1993


  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association


  • Administration, Nursing Services, Wishard Hospital – 1980-1982
  • Administrator, Pulmonary Services, Wishard Hospital – 1982-1983
  • Administration Staff, Indiana University Hospitals – 1983-1987


  • Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Distinguished Alumni Award – 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers


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