John M. (Jack) Horak, Esq. - Health Care Finance
Reid and Riege, P.C.
Jack Horak is a Stockholder in the Hartford office of Reid and Riege where he has worked since 1980. He is the
founder of the firm's Nonprofit Organizations practice group. He is a regular contributor to, and editor of the Reid
and Riege Nonprofit Organization Report, a quarterly publication distributed throughout the United States.
Jack is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law and Non-profit/Charities Law and is an AV®
Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated lawyer in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. He has published several
articles and editorials on various legal and policy issues in Philanthropy Magazine, the Hartford Courant and the
Connecticut Law Tribune.
Horak’s experience includes some cutting edge work, including the first and (to date) only nonprofit to for-profit
hospital conversion in the state of Connecticut. Jack speaks regularly to professional and industry groups within the
United States on topics within his practice areas. He recently presented to The American Council of Trustees and
Alumni's Conference on Responsible Giving to Higher Education in Washington, D.C. Jack also will be presenting at
the PKF North American Niche Fly-In Conference in Chicago and The American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants National Not-for-Profit Industry Conference in Washington, D.C. in June. Jack has served as a board
member of several different nonprofit organizations throughout Connecticut, and is currently serving on the boards
of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, the University of Connecticut Nonprofit Leadership Program, and the
Children's Law Center.