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John W Leardi

John W Leardi

Practice areas:

Health Care, Litigation, Insurance Fraud, Employee Benefits

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About Me

Member of Buttaci & Leardi, LLC, a progressive, multi-service law firm with a special emphasis on providing transactional, litigation, and general counseling services to licensed healthcare providers and other provider-related entities, with offices in Princeton, NJ and Tarrytown, NY. 

 
Executive Vice President of Corporate and Legal Affairs, General Counsel, and Member of the Board of Directors of NEMO Capital Partners, a private investment company with a diverse portfolio of healthcare technology holdings focused on electronic health records, practice management tools and consulting, and revenue cycle management. NEMO's holdings include TRAKnet, BuildYourEMR, DirectEMR, SmartSheet10, and Collaborative Practice Solutions.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Health Care: 50%
    10 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    11 years
  3. Insurance Fraud: 15%
    10 years
  4. Employee Benefits: 10%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($475-625/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Thomas Frank Rinaldi

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    Thomas Rinaldi Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Anthony J. Vecchio

    I endorse this lawyer's work. John Leardi is the number one insurance fraud lawyer in NJ. He has had fantastic results in both the state and federal courts. Doctors from NJ and even around the country turn to him for help when defending themselves against allegations of fraud. I would highly recommend him.

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    Anthony Vecchio Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact Info

Buttaci & Leardi, LLC

103 Carnegie Center
Suite 323
Princeton, NJ, 08540-6235

Buttaci & Leardi, LLC

520 White Plains Road
Suite 500
Tarrytown, NY, 10591-5118

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
NJActive200405/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Podiatric Medical Association2012
Special Services AwardAssociation of New Jersey Chiropractors2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberButtaci & Leardi, LLC2013 - 2014
Executive Vice President, General CounselNemo Capital Partners, LLC2013 - Present
MemberButtaci & Leardi, LLC2005 - Present
AssociatePorzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.2004 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Christopher Columbus Italian-American Society of Peekskill, NYMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Pa. Chiropractic Ass'n v. Blue Cross Blue Shield Ass'nUpholding claims under ERISA asserted by a putative class of licensed healthcare providers and several chiropractic professional associations against multiple Blue Cross Blue Shield licensees.
McGee v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.Dismissing plaintiff’s complaint alleging civil violations of RICO by a no-fault insurance carrier, independent medical exam referral services, and physicians who perform independent medical examinations of patients.
Bedford v. RielloHolding that the laws governing the scope of chiropractic in New Jersey permit chiropractic manipulation of articulations beyond those of the spine when there is a causal nexus between a condition of the manipulated structure and a condition of the spine.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Buttaci & Leardi, LLC Health Law BlogButtaci & Leardi, LLC Health Law Blog2015
TRAKnet TodayFive Post Payment Audit Fictions: Basic Knowledge You Need to Protect Yourself and Your Practice2014
Podiatry ManagementSafety in Numbers: Examining the Rise of Podiatric Supergroups.2013
Podiatry ManagementFive Post Payment Audit Fictions: Basic Knowledge You Need to Protect Yourself and Your Practice2012
Podiatry ManagementInsuring Your Practice Through Compliance: Would You Survive a Post Payment Audit?2011
Seton Hall Legislative JournalClarifying a Post Payment Audit Fiction: Why Inadequate Treatment Records are not a Per Se Violation of the New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prevention Act2007
Seton Hall Law ReviewReflections on United States v. Craft: Justifying a New Federal Common Law of Property?2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of ScrantonPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
AAPPM Midwinter Practice Management Workshop“Emerging Risks: Proactive Strategies for the Most Common Compliance Risks Facing Podiatry Practices”2015
FPMA Science & Management Symposium“Avoiding the Pro Bono Podiatry Practice: Common Billing Errors and Audit-Related Risks”2014
FPMA Science & Management Symposium“Healthcare Reform Update 2014: Important Milestones for ACA Implementation in 2014”2014
AAPPM Fall Practice Management Conference"Stark Realities: Understanding the Laws Prohibiting Self-Referrals, Kickback, and Inducements"2014
Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Senior Practice Management Symposium“Charting the Future: Healthcare Reform, ACO’s, Clinical Integration, and the Future of Healthcare Delivery”2013
AAPPM Fall Practice Management Workshop“Billing & Coding Compliance 101: Understanding Why Proper Billing/Coding Matters and How to Avoid Payer Audits”2013
OCPM Third Year Practice Management CourseIntroduction to Managed Care: Understanding Third-Party Reimbursement and the Business of Controlling Healthcare Costs2012
MPMA State Conference / Great Lakes ConferenceRAC Audits 101: CMS’s Recovery Audit Contractors are Coming, Is Your Practice Ready?2012
AAPPM Summer Boot CampThe Anatomy of an Effective Compliance PROGRAM: Viewing Fraud and Abuse Risk Management as a Process2012
AAPPM Summer Boot CampWhat Now: Healthcare Reform, ACO’s, Clinical Integration, and the Future of Healthcare Delivery2012
AAPPM Summer Boot CampBilling & Reimbursement Issues for the Podiatry Office: Common Billing Errors and Audit-Related Risks2012
AAPPM New Practitioner WorkshopIntroduction to Healthcare Compliance: Identifying How the Law Impacts the Practice of Podiatry and Understanding the Importance of Effective Risk Management2012
AAPPM Midwinter Practice Management MeetingEmployment Law 101: A Primer on Workplace Laws for Podiatric Practices2012
AAPPM Midwinter Practice Management MeetingHow Safe is Your Office? The Impact of OSHA Guidelines on Private Podiatric Offices2012
AAPPM Midwinter Practice Management Meeting10 Ways to “Attack” Your Next Payer Audit: Stop Being Defensive, Go on the Offensive!2012
AAPPM Billing & Coding WorkshopBilling & Coding Compliance 101: Understanding Why Proper Billing/Coding Matters and How to Avoid Payer Audits2012
OCPM Third Year Practice Management CourseIntroduction to Healthcare Compliance: Identifying How the Law Impacts the Practice of Podiatry and Understanding the Importance of Effective Risk Management2011
AAPPM Summer Boot Camp“Patient Collections 101: Understanding the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act”2011
AAPPM Spring Practice Management Workshop“The Dark Side of Reform: Understanding the Broad Scope of the Healthcare Reform Law’s Numerous Anti-Fraud Provisions”2011