Robert Best

Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC

Member

(603)223-2812

RBest@Sulloway.com

9 Capitol Street

Concord, NH 03301

OVERVIEW

Robert L. Best joined Sulloway & Hollis in 2015 as a Member. His practice focuses on healthcare and business clients, assisting with a wide variety of administrative & regulatory matters important to healthcare and business organizations. Prior to joining Sulloway & Hollis, Bob practiced healthcare, employment, civil, land use, and administrative law at a firm in Concord, New Hampshire. Bob serves as Chair of Sulloway’s Health Care Practice Group.

Bob served for six years as the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Nurses Association, assisting the Association with grass roots advocacy for nurses and patients. Prior to coming to New Hampshire, Bob’s background includes experience in administration for public, private, and academic healthcare settings, as well as biomedical research at Louisiana State University Medical Center, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Originally from Florida and Georgia, Bob and his wife Kate now live Merrimack, New Hampshire, with their four children.

PRACTICE AREAS
Administrative Law
Administrative Proceedings
Allied Health Professionals
Antitrust
Business Aspects of Medical Practice
Business Organizations
Constitution and Bylaws
Contracts
Deceptive, Unfair Trade Practices
Employment Laws
Ethical Issues
Fraud and Abuse
Health Care Education
Health Care Provider Organizations
Health Facilities
Hospital Bylaws Issues
Licensing, Admission to Practice
Lobbying
Medical Records
Medicare
Patient Transfer
Patients’ Rights
Scope of Practice
Statutes of Limitations
Unfair Trade Practices
EDUCATION

Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, Massachusetts
J.D. magna cum laude

Tulane University
B.S.E.
Tulane University
M.H.A.

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

PUBLICATIONS

•Provider Alert: HIPAA Compliance and Another Costly Missing Laptop
•Workers’ Compensation & Personal Injury: The "Early Offer" Option. Doug Dean, David Li, James J. Bianco, Jr., Thomas P. Colantiono, & Robert L. Best; New Hampshire Bar News, August 17, 2012
•NH Association of School Principals Newsletter, Various articles; 2006 – 2015
•NH Nurses Association, Nursing News, Various articles
•The isometric length-force models of nine different skeletal muscles. Gareis H, Solomonow M, Baratta R, D’Ambrosia R. J Biomech. 1992 Aug; 25(8):903-16
Impact tolerances of the rigidly fixated maxillofacial skeleton. Garza JR, Baratta RV, Odinet K, Metzinger S, Bailey D, Best R, Whitworth R, Trail ML.; Ann Plast Surg. 1993 Mar;30(3):212-6
•Isotonic length/force models of nine different skeletal muscles. Baratta RV, Solomonow M, Best R, D’Ambrosia R.; Med Biol Eng Comput. 1995 Jul;33(4):537-44
•Architecture-based force-velocity models of load-moving skeletal muscles. Baratta RV, Solomonow M, Best R, Zembo M, D’Ambrosia R.; Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 1995 Apr;10(3):149-155
•Force-velocity relations of nine load-moving skeletal muscles. Baratta RV, Solomonow M, Best R, Zembo M, D’Ambrosia R.; Med Biol Eng Comput. 1995 Jul;33(4):537-44
•Force, velocity and energy dynamics of nine load-moving muscles. Baratta RV, Solomonow M, Best R, D’Ambrosia R,; Medical Engineering and Physics 1997 Jan;19(1):37-49
•Reciprocating gait orthosis powered with electrical muscle stimulation (RGO II). Part I: Performance evaluation of 70 paraplegic patients. Solomonow M, Aguilar E, Baratta RV, Best R, Coetzee T, D’Ambrosia R.; Orthopedics. 1997 Apr;20(4):315-24
•Accuracy of formula-derived creatinine clearance in paraplegic subjects. Thakur V, Reisin E, Solomonow M, Baratta R, Aguilar E, Best R, D’Ambrosia R, Solanky T.; Clin Nephrolo. 1997 Apr;47(4):237-42
•Reciprocating gait orthosis powered with electrical muscle stimulation (RGO II). Part II: Medical evaluation of 70 paraplegic patients. Solo,onow M, Reisin E, Aguilar E, Baratta RV, Best R, D’Ambrosia R.; Orthopedcs. 1997 May;20(5):411-8

HONORS & AWARDS

•Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2011 – 2015
•New Hampshire Nurses Association, President’s Award, 2005 – Present
•Rotarian of the Year, Merrimack Rotary Club, 2015 – Present

MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES

Professional Associations and Memberships
•Society of Tulane Engineers
•Massachusetts Bar Association
•New Hampshire Bar Association
•Federalist Society, New Hampshire Chapter, Charter Member
•New Hampshire Health Care Association, Business Member

Community Activities
•Merrimack PTA Kindergarten and Preschool – Board Member, 2006 – 2007
•Member, Merrimack Planning Board, 2009 – Present
•Chairman, Merrimack Planning Board, 2010 – Present
•Board Member, New Hampshire Health Care Foundation, 2013 – Present
•Member, Rotary International; Merrimack NH Chapter, 2013 – Present
•Sergeant at Arms, Rotary International, 2014 – 2015
•Board Member, Rotary International, 2015 – Present
•Kansas City Barbeque Society, Member and Certified Judge, 2014 – Present