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Theodore T. Myre, Jr.

Partner

P 502-562-7278 F 502-589-0309

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

 

Tad Myre concentrates his practice in the areas of health care, taxation, nonprofit organizations, and general business law.  He is the former Co-Chair of the Firm's Health Care Service Team, and he has extensive experience in the areas of health care organizations, including hospitals and physician practices, tax-exempt organizations, small business and joint ventures.

Theodore T. Myre,

Location

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

Honors

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  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Health Care Law and Tax Law, 2001-2019
  • Best Lawyers® Louisville Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2010 and 2019
  • Highest Professional Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recognized by his peers in Kentucky Super Lawyers® 
  • Recognized as one of the "Top Lawyers" in the area of Health Care Law by Louisville Magazine.
  • Business First Partner in Healthcare
  • 2016 Friend of Psychology, Awarded by Kentucky Psychological Association
  • Duke of Paducah, 2017
  • 2018 Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney – Legal Aid Society

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Health Law, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Spring of 2016 and Fall of 2018
  • General Counsel, Norton Healthcare, 1997-1999
  • Assistant General Counsel, Norton Healthcare, 1995-1997
  • Attorney-Advisor, United States Tax Court, 1981-1983
  • Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, 1983 - 1995, 1999 - Present

Education

1981 - LL.M., New York University

1980 - J.D., University of North Carolina

1976 - B.A., Cornell University, magna cum laude

Sample Presentations

  • Co-Chair and Moderator, Kentucky Health Law Institute (2005, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2018)
  • "Modernizing KY's Nonprofit Corporation Laws," Kentucky Nonprofit Network's "Current Issues in Advising Tax-Exempt Organizations" (November 2016)
  • Section 501(r) Workshop moderator, Kentucky Hospital Association (November 2015)
  • "Representing Charitable Organizations," Program Faculty Member for the UK College of Law Biennial Business Association's Law Institute (February 2011)

Publications

  • "I.R.C. Section 4958's Sharp Teeth," Kentucky Bar Association Bench & Bar Magazine (January/February 2018 issue)
  • Co-author, Non-Profit Corporations in Kentucky (3rd Ed. 1999, UK/CLE)
  • "The Law of Tax-Exempt Hospitals and Related Institutions,"  Kentucky Health Law, (5th Ed. 2010, UK/CLE)
  • "Using, Losing & Abusing the Privilege - An Overview for In-House Counsel,"  64 KBA Bench & Bar 6 (May 2000)

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Louisville and Kentucky Bar Associations (Past Chair of the Health Law Section)
  • Member, Past Board member and Past President, of the Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Kentucky Nonprofit Tax Force 2014-16
  • Publications Committee, Kentucky Bench and Bar 1995 - 2013

Notable Accomplishments

  • Set up first "foundation-model" physician employment organization in Kentucky.
  • Oversaw as general counsel the largest multi-hospital acquisition in Kentucky.
  • Negotiated combination sale of hospital/construction of new hospital between nonprofit seller and for profit acquirer in Winchester, Kentucky.
  • Obtained one of the first Stark Law CMS Advisory Opinions.
  • Oversaw numerous physician practice acquisitions.
  • Formed the Anthem conversion organization, The Foundation for a Health Kentucky.

Admissions

  • Kentucky

Civic Involvement

  • Member, Board of Trustees, Appalachian Regional Healthcare
  • Member, Board of Trustees, The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  • Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Member, Kentucky Nonprofit Network
  • Member, Kentucky Rural Health Association
  • Past Board Member:
    • Center for Nonprofit Excellence
    • American Heart Association, Green River Affiliate
    • American Heart Association, Kentuckiana Chapter
    • MS Society
  • Leadership Louisville, 1999
  • Co-Chair, Pee Wee Reese Chapter of the Society of American Baseball Researchers

Interests

  • Member, Americana Music Association

Honors

Best Lawyers Generic Honors Logo Tad Myre, SL

  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Health Care Law and Tax Law, 2001-2019
  • Best Lawyers® Louisville Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2010 and 2019
  • Highest Professional Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recognized by his peers in Kentucky Super Lawyers® 
  • Recognized as one of the "Top Lawyers" in the area of Health Care Law by Louisville Magazine.
  • Business First Partner in Healthcare
  • 2016 Friend of Psychology, Awarded by Kentucky Psychological Association
  • Duke of Paducah, 2017
  • 2018 Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney – Legal Aid Society

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Health Law, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Spring of 2016 and Fall of 2018
  • General Counsel, Norton Healthcare, 1997-1999
  • Assistant General Counsel, Norton Healthcare, 1995-1997
  • Attorney-Advisor, United States Tax Court, 1981-1983
  • Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, 1983 - 1995, 1999 - Present

Education

1981 - LL.M., New York University

1980 - J.D., University of North Carolina

1976 - B.A., Cornell University, magna cum laude

Sample Presentations

  • Co-Chair and Moderator, Kentucky Health Law Institute (2005, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2018)
  • "Modernizing KY's Nonprofit Corporation Laws," Kentucky Nonprofit Network's "Current Issues in Advising Tax-Exempt Organizations" (November 2016)
  • Section 501(r) Workshop moderator, Kentucky Hospital Association (November 2015)
  • "Representing Charitable Organizations," Program Faculty Member for the UK College of Law Biennial Business Association's Law Institute (February 2011)

Publications

  • "I.R.C. Section 4958's Sharp Teeth," Kentucky Bar Association Bench & Bar Magazine (January/February 2018 issue)
  • Co-author, Non-Profit Corporations in Kentucky (3rd Ed. 1999, UK/CLE)
  • "The Law of Tax-Exempt Hospitals and Related Institutions,"  Kentucky Health Law, (5th Ed. 2010, UK/CLE)
  • "Using, Losing & Abusing the Privilege - An Overview for In-House Counsel,"  64 KBA Bench & Bar 6 (May 2000)

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Louisville and Kentucky Bar Associations (Past Chair of the Health Law Section)
  • Member, Past Board member and Past President, of the Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Kentucky Nonprofit Tax Force 2014-16
  • Publications Committee, Kentucky Bench and Bar 1995 - 2013

Notable Accomplishments

  • Set up first "foundation-model" physician employment organization in Kentucky.
  • Oversaw as general counsel the largest multi-hospital acquisition in Kentucky.
  • Negotiated combination sale of hospital/construction of new hospital between nonprofit seller and for profit acquirer in Winchester, Kentucky.
  • Obtained one of the first Stark Law CMS Advisory Opinions.
  • Oversaw numerous physician practice acquisitions.
  • Formed the Anthem conversion organization, The Foundation for a Health Kentucky.

Admissions

  • Kentucky

Civic Involvement

  • Member, Board of Trustees, Appalachian Regional Healthcare
  • Member, Board of Trustees, The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  • Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Member, Kentucky Nonprofit Network
  • Member, Kentucky Rural Health Association
  • Past Board Member:
    • Center for Nonprofit Excellence
    • American Heart Association, Green River Affiliate
    • American Heart Association, Kentuckiana Chapter
    • MS Society
  • Leadership Louisville, 1999
  • Co-Chair, Pee Wee Reese Chapter of the Society of American Baseball Researchers

Interests

  • Member, Americana Music Association
Theodore T. Myre,