About Thomas Carter O'Brien
Thomas C. O’Brien, J.D., M.B.A, practices law in the fields of disability and insurance law. Thomas is President of The Law Firm of O'Brien & Feiler, which is headquartered in Marietta, Georgia. He and his team of attorneys, paralegals, and legal support staff assist the disabled as they seek Social Security Disability and SSI benefits. O'Brien & Feiler also represents medical prov... read more »
Thomas C. O’Brien, J.D., M.B.A, practices law in the fields of disability and insurance law. Thomas is President of The Law Firm of O'Brien & Feiler, which is headquartered in Marietta, Georgia. He and his team of attorneys, paralegals, and legal support staff assist the disabled as they seek Social Security Disability and SSI benefits. O'Brien & Feiler also represents medical providers with securing medical claim payments from Medicaid or liability insurers.
Thomas and his legal team represent the disabled before Social Security at every level of application and appeal. Additionally, they are frequently called upon to secure retroactive Medicaid coverage for disabled individuals.
Thomas is the president of the law firm of O'Brien & Feiler. He is a Social Security Disability/SSI expert who regularly teaches CLEs, medical support groups, hospital staff, and physicians about Social Security Disability/SSI, Medicaid Eligibility, and related subjects. He is regularly called upon by other legal specialists such as Personal Injury Attorneys, Workers Compensation Attorneys, and Estate Planners to discuss the impact of their efforts on a Claimant's Social Security status.
Thomas's website provides a comprehensive set of tools and resources for disability applicants and their counsel, and his work has been featured multiple times on Fox-5 Atlanta, Stars and Stripes, and he is AV Rated by Martindale, 10/10 rated by Avvo, and was a Superlawyers Rising Star before exceeding the age limit.
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|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|Social Security Disability Law||P15||75.00%|
|Georgia||Member in Good Standing||2004|
|Attorney-at-Law||2005 – present|
|Georgia State University - College of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||2004|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University||Finance||Masters of Business Admin||1999|
|University of Notre Dame||Finance and Business Economics||Bachelors of Business Adm||1996|
|Member||National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)||2005 – present|
|Medicaid Eligibility: A New Look||Hometown Health Healthcare Solutions||2018|
|CLE - Introduction to Social Security Cases||Gwinnett Pro Bono Project / Atlanta Legal Aid||2017|
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Posted on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
O’Brien & Feiler recently presented a webinar through Hometown Health University regarding Insourcing Medicaid Eligibility. Most hospitals seek Medicaid Eligibility on behalf on uninsu... [read more]
Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
The Composite Jobs Rule can materially affect the Social Security Disability / SSI claim evaluation process. The technique employed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) typically follows ... [read more]
Posted on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
A well-timed Social Security Disability claim can increase retirement benefits in certain circumstances. Successfully claiming disability will lessen the early retirement reduction for people wh... [read more]
Posted on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
In every disability case, a Claimant’s cash flow (Passive Income and Regular Income) are observed. These earnings may be examined for evidence of Substantial Gainful Activity, or they may ... [read more]
Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
One of the more technical and intimidating aspects for individuals who worked in highly skilled jobs is understanding how transferable skills are analyzed during the disability hearing. For claimants ... [read more]