Abrams Fensterman Adds Former Special Assistant Attorney General


Glenn M. Jones, Esq. joins to lead Health Care Fraud and White-Collar Criminal Defense practice

February 28, 2020 – Brooklyn, NY – Leading New York law firm Abrams Fensterman has bolstered its capabilities with the addition of Glenn M. Jones, Esq., Partner and Chair of the Health Care Fraud and White-Collar Criminal Defense practice group.

For 8 years, Mr. Jones served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of The New York State Attorney General’s office. From there, he worked in both regional and international law offices before forming his own firm. He’s joined Abrams Fensterman’s Brooklyn office, which has grown to become the borough’s sole powerhouse legal practice. Most recently, the office added a team of five attorneys plus support staff members to its Insurance Defense practice group.

Mr. Jones regularly represents individuals and companies in a wide range of federal, state and local regulatory enforcement, criminal, and civil matters, from investigation to trial. He brings extensive experience with complex federal and state investigations and litigation in matters related to health care fraud, waste and abuse, white-collar crime, and regulatory compliance issues. He also has experience in matters involving allegations of violations of Stark, the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), commodities, securities and accounting fraud, mail and wire fraud, grand larceny and money laundering.

“Today’s complex health care environment necessitates that providers, executives and institutions have access to the very best specialized legal counsel,” said Patrick Formato, Executive Partner and Director of the Health Law practice group at Abrams Fensterman. “Glenn offers our clients such advice and valuable insight, informed by his significant experience and impressive career.”

As Special Assistant Attorney General for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the New York State Attorney General’s office, Mr. Jones was involved in the investigation and prosecution of complex white-collar crime, including institutional and multi-defendant fraud cases. He also investigated and prosecuted fraud, trade practice and other civil enforcement actions as trial attorney with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He further served as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office.

“At Abrams Fensterman, we have built our reputation on our ability to connect clients with attorneys who bring a trifecta of experience, talent and business savvy,” said Managing Partner Howard Fensterman. “In every way, Glenn embodies these important characteristics. He’ll serve as a tremendous asset to the firm.”

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Abrams Fensterman, one of the largest full-service law firms on Long Island and the largest in Brooklyn, provides each client with quality counsel, innovative solutions and personalized service.

The firm serves clients throughout the New York metropolitan area from offices on Long Island, in Brooklyn, Manhattan and White Plains and serves upstate New York from its Rochester office.

The firm is a leader in representing health care providers in all aspects of health care law. Clients include nursing homes, hospitals, home care companies, physicians, ambulatory surgery centers, dentists, podiatrists and chiropractors.

In addition to its health law practice, the firm has law departments chaired by recognized leaders in their fields in areas such as matrimonial and family law, mental health law, corporate and securities, insurance defense, estate planning and administration, commercial litigation, guardianship law, employment law, real estate law, elder law, transportation law, health care fraud, white-collar criminal defense, appellate and municipal law.

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