Health Care Fraud and White Collar Criminal Defense Practice Group

At Abrams Fensterman, we tirelessly advocate for each of our clients in the pursuit of optimal results. Abrams Fensterman’s Health Care Fraud and White Collar Defense attorneys have decades of experience representing individuals, corporations, partnerships, officers, directors, partners and professionals in federal and state civil and criminal matters. Our attorneys have in-depth knowledge of the regulatory, investigative and litigation processes and methods utilized by government attorneys and agencies.

Our attorneys have handled a wide array of healthcare prosecutions and investigations, including matters under the Federal and State False Claims Acts, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and mail and wire fraud statutes. In connection with these matters, our attorneys have represented nursing homes, physicians, management service organizations, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic treatment centers, home care companies and various other health care providers. These matters have often involved allegations of fraudulent billing, paying or receiving kickbacks, billing for and/or providing medically unnecessary services, Stark violations, patient abuse and neglect and other regulatory violations.

Abrams Fensterman’s attorneys offer unique prosecutorial experience having served as:

  • Chief, Health Care Fraud, Civil Division at United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York;
  • Special Assistant Attorney General in New York State’s Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit; and
  • Assistant District Attorney in New York County.

In addition to defending healthcare clients in fraud and abuse cases, our attorneys have a wealth of experience representing individuals and entities in government investigations involving, among other things, mortgage fraud, financial services fraud, insurance fraud, tax fraud, consumer fraud, procurement fraud, mail and wire fraud, civil and criminal RICO cases, money laundering, bribery and embezzlement. The firm’s practice group prides itself on developing and maintaining good working relationships with government representatives, but is also ready and willing to take cases to trial when reasonable resolutions are not attainable.

Attorneys

Kenneth M. Abell – Chair Patrick Formato Mark L. Furman
Elizabeth S. Kase Amy B. Marion Brian T. McCarthy

Douglas K. Stern