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About me: I am a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the firm’s General Commercial Litigation and White Collar Defense Practices and Health Care Industry Team.
Prior to joining Foley, I was a Partner with Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
My practice focuses on complex civil, commercial, and health law litigation and white collar criminal defense.
My experience includes counseling corporations and individuals in a wide range of industries. I have represented clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts, arbitrations and other modes of alternative dispute resolution.
My diverse litigation experience includes representation of:
I am also committed to pro bono work, and have focused on representing asylum seekers. Among other representations, I have successfully represented a tortured political prisoner from Tanzania; a gay man from Uganda; a Salvadoran woman whose family is targeted by violent gangs, a Sudanese professor who was tortured after speaking out on Darfur; a female political activist from Cameroon; and a political dissident from Haiti.
I am admitted to practice in the state of Massachusetts, and am also permitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
I was selected for inclusion in the 2004-2009 lists of Massachusetts Super Lawyers®. Only 5% of the lawyers in the state were selected.
I serve as the chairman of the board of directors of Temple Beth Zion in Brookline, Massachusetts and also serve as a member of the personnel committee of the Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Recognized||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2009|
|Recognized||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2008|
|Recognized||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2007|
|Recognized||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2006|
|Recognized||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2005|
|Recognized||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2004|
|Winner||Ames Moot Court Competition||1992|
|Partner||Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.||1997 - 2005|
|Associate||Goulston & Storrs||1993 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Boston Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly||(Quoted in) "Good Faith E-Discovery Error Leads to Sanctions"||2010|
|Foley & Lardner LLP Newsletter||(Contributor) New E-Discovery Decision Imposes Sanctions, Highlights Risks||2010|
|Foley & Lardner LLP Newsletter||(Contributor) Congress Quickly Passes Significant Fca Amendments As Part Of A Bill Funding Federal Law Enforcement||2009|
|Foley & Lardner LLP Newsletter||(Contributor) Supreme Court’s Allison Engine Decision Narrows the Scope of False Claims Act Cases That Can Be Brought Against Subcontractors||2008|
|Medicine & Health/Rhode Island||(Co-authored) "Rhode Island Supreme Court Affirms Limited Nature of Physician-Patient Privilege"||2007|
|Massachusetts Medical Law Report||(Co-authored) "Sharing What Hospitals Know: A Challenge to the Medical Staff Review Process"||2005|
|Harvard University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Brandeis University||Sociology and Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1984|
|"The False Claims Act Amendments: What Health Care Entities Need to Know"||(Web conference) False Claims Act||N/A|
|"Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Act of 2005: Reaping the Benefits and Protecting Confidentiality in Error Reporting"||(Teleconference) Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Act of 2005||N/A|
|"Finding and Keeping A Job"||(Panel discussion) Big Firm Prespective||N/A|