William H. Thompson

Compliance Attorney

Office Location

500 N. Meridian Street
Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1293

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

Email: bthompson@hallrender.com


Bill Thompson is a founding member of Nova Compliance Group, LLC. He is also Chairman of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. after serving as its Managing Partner for 10 years. Bill concentrates his consulting practice on financial relationships among health care providers, including hospitals, physicians, health systems and academic medical centers. He provides advice and counsel on a national basis regarding mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, network integration, governance and reimbursement issues. In his practice of law, Bill also counsels clients on a number of state and federal health care regulatory matters, including health care reform, fraud and abuse, the Stark Law, antitrust, tax exemption and compliance issues. He has been named in Best Lawyers in America under the Health Care Section for more than ten years running. Bill was named by Nightingale’s Healthcare News as one of the top 10 physician lawyers in the country. He is a counselor and confidant of hospital CEOs, Board Chairs and physician leaders across the country. Bill frequently speaks on topics dealing with health care issues and has authored a variety of articles on health law topics.


  • Indiana University, B.S. – 1980
  • Indiana University, M.H.A. – 1983
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D. – 1987


  • 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