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Robert J. Heath is of counsel in Reinhart's Health Care Practice and former chair of the Long-Term Care Facilities, Assisted Living and Independent Senior Housing Practice Group. His practice stresses general corporate and transactional representation health care providers, with a special emphasis on legal issues of hospitals and long-term care facilities, health care acquisitions and mergers, joint ventures, managed care law and health care-related administrative law matters.

Rob is a frequent speaker on corporate and regulatory matters affecting health care providers. In addition, he has been extensively involved in the financing and construction of retirement communities and alternative living facilities for older adults. He serves as legal counsel to LeadingAge Wisconsin (formerly, the Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging).


  • J.D., Tulane University Law School
  • M.P.H. candidate, Tulane University School of Public Health and Medicine
  • Diploma in advanced French studies from the Institut Catholique de Paris (Paris, France)
  • M.A., Marquette University
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Marquette University

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit



Honors & Affiliations


  • Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law)
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Top Rated Lawyer Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (member, Health Law Section)
  • American Bar Association
  • American College of Health Care Administrators
  • American Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • LeadingAge Wisconsin (formerly, Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)
  • Wisconsin Assisted Living Association
  • Residential Services Association
  • St. Camillus Institute Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin (former President and Chairman of the Board)
  • St. Camillus Health Center, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin (former President of the Board)
  • St. Camillus Hospital, Whitinsville, Massachusetts (former President and CEO)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Milwaukee (former member of the Board of Directors)
  • Agrace HospiceCare Inc. of Madison (former member of the Board of Directors)
  • Psi Chi (National Psychology Honor Society)
  • Alpha Sigma Nu (National Jesuit Honor Society)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

News & Insights


Recent Presentations

  • LeadingAge Wisconsin CEO Network, “Affiliations and Strategic Alliances Among Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Providers,” January 2016