Thomas L. Johnson


Tommy Johnson is a business and health care lawyer at Boyce Law Firm.  He represents companies of all sizes—from start-ups to large companies—in corporate matters, including commercial contracting, corporate transactions, corporate governance, real estate, and finance transactions.

As a part of his health care practice, Tommy represents hospitals, clinics, behavioral health care facilities, health care technology companies, physicians and mid-level practitioners on various aspects of health care law.

Tommy believes and takes pride in a “value-add” approach to representing clients, and brings a strong background in business and finance that allow him to add an additional layer of value through a transaction or case.

Please visit Tommy’s health care blog posts at




Business and Corporate Law

• Entity formation and corporate governance;
• Operating Agreements, buy-sell agreement, and shareholder agreements;
• Corporate transactions;
• Commercial contracts;
• Debtor/creditor law;
• Real Estate;
• Business Succession Planning;
• Non-profit law;
• Commercial litigation.

Health Care

• HIPAA/HITECH regulatory guidance, including structuring data privacy programs, conducting data breach investigations, and drafting and negotiating business associate agreements;
• Health care compliance and transactions;
• Behavioral health care law;
• Facility and practitioner licensing;


• State and Federal Courts in South Dakota


J.D., University of Minnesota Law School (2013), magna cum laude

B.S.,B.S., South Dakota State University (2010), summa cum laude
•  degrees in Mathematics and Economics

Professional and Community

  • Second Circuit Bar Association
  • American Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network
  • Junior Achievement of South Dakota
  • Sioux Empire Adult Amateur Hockey League

Publications and Presentations

  • Physician Compensation Arrangements – Midwest Medical Edition (Sept/Oct 2015)
  • Employment Law – Documentation and Discipline (2015)