Mr. Levy defends clients across the healthcare industry against administrative, civil, and criminal fraud allegations brought by the government and whistleblowers. He has more than 20 years experience in healthcare law and focuses on defending against government enforcement initiatives, complex healthcare litigation, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Gibbons, Mr. Levy served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey from 1991-2001 and was the Criminal Health Care Fraud Coordinator from 1995-2001. Mr. Levy has taught as an adjunct professor of healthcare fraud and abuse at Seton Hall Law School and teaches a class on the anti-kickback statute at Seton Hall Law School’s Health Care Compliance Certification Program for compliance professionals and lawyers in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He is a frequent lecturer to private and government groups regarding healthcare fraud enforcement and compliance.
Mr. Levy has extensive experience representing pharmaceutical and device manufacturers, hospitals, home health agencies, and a variety of healthcare providers, covering a broad range of issues relating to the federal anti-kickback statute; the Stark law and its regulations; the False Claims Act; the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act; and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. He also counsels drug and device manufacturers regarding sales and marketing compliance issues relating to interactions with healthcare professionals and off-label promotion and works with clients to develop and improve compliance plans and compliance training. Mr. Levy has extensive criminal, civil, and appellate experience in administrative, state, and federal courts and has personally handled leading national cases relating to allegations of criminal and civil health care fraud and abuse
Other Court Admissions — United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
During his time with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, Mr. Levy participated in dozens of False Claims Act investigations. Mr. Levy also tried more than a dozen criminal cases to verdict including heatlhcare, bank, and tax fraud matters.
Mr. Levy has been a Director with Gibbons P.C. since April 2001, and, during that time, he has successfully defended and settled False Claims Act investigation brought by the Department of Justice against pharmaceutical and device manufacturers.