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Addition of Exton-based Partners of Tsoules, Sweeney, Martin & Orr Opens Door to Philadelphia Market for R&S

HARRISBURG – (OCTOBER 1, 2013)  Rhoads & Sinon LLP today announced the addition of the health care law practice of the law firm of Tsoules, Sweeney, Martin & Orr, LLC,  a move that dramatically expands the firm’s footprint in Pennsylvania and provides clients with access to a premier health care law practice serving the mid-Atlantic region.

Renee Martin, Susan Orr, Ernie Tsoules and Tom Sweeney (formerly of Tsoules, Sweeney, Martin & Orr) have become partners with Rhoads & Sinon. They join Allen C. Warshaw, formerly the Chief Counsel of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, to create a deep bench of seasoned health care attorneys prepared to assist a wide array of clients.

TSMO was based in Exton, Chester County. Rhoads & Sinon will maintain the office and will continue to grow the firm’s presence in the greater Philadelphia market.

“This is an exciting opportunity for our firm and for our new partners. We’re thrilled these skilled and effective attorneys will elevate our health care law capability.” said Charles J. Ferry, Chairman of Rhoads & Sinon. 

“We’ve long had an interest in expanding our reach to the Philadelphia market and to increase our health law practice. With the addition of our new Exton partners, we’ve accomplished both goals,” Ferry added.

The expansion of the Rhoads & Sinon health care law practice comes as the health care industry is under-going dramatic changes resulting from implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the growing market complexities confronted by doctors, hospitals and health systems, behavioral health organizations, nursing homes and other health care providers.

“Rhoads & Sinon is a perfect fit for our partners. We share the same core values. Both firms have an unwavering commitment to delivering personal, responsive, and high quality service to their clients,” said Ernie Tsoules, who has been practicing health care law for over 30 years. “My colleagues and I will continue our singular focus on health care law, but as part of the Rhoads & Sinon team, we will be able to deliver so much more to our clients.”

In 25 plus years of practice, the firm’s new partners have established themselves as the leading ‘go to’ attorneys in the Mid-Atlantic region for a wide array of health care clients confronting complex business, regulatory and other challenges.

The partners have developed a significant client base that includes hospital and health care systems, physician organizations and clinically integrated networks, individual physician practices and physician groups, behavioral health providers, continuing care facilities and other health care providers and organizations.

Established in 1935, and located in the heart of Harrisburg's commercial and government districts, Rhoads & Sinon is one of Pennsylvania's premiere regional firms providing sophisticated counsel to corporate, municipal, governmental and individual clients throughout the state. The firm provides clients with legal services relating to commercial and business matters; business litigation; bankruptcy; corporate finance and securities; banking; employment and labor; employee benefits; energy, utilities and telecommunications; entertainment and sports; environmental law; insurance law; taxation; estates and trusts; financial institutions; real estate; and municipal finance.

Complete bios on the partners in Rhoads & Sinon’s Healthcare Law Practice are available at  For more information, contact Annie Etter at 717-237-6721.