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Michael J. Schoppmann is regarded nationally for devoting his career to the defense of healthcare professionals in actions brought before state licensing authorities, federal healthcare agencies (i.e., the Office of Inspector General, Medicare, Medicaid, DEA, OSHA) hospital review boards (credentialing and disciplinary), billing/coding/fraud investigative units (both public and private) and in the myriad forms of complex healthcare litigation involving physicians and medical practices. Mr. Schoppmann has served as a faculty member of the Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Executive Program in Health Care Delivery Management and The University of Rochester, Simon School of Graduate Studies, Executive Program in Health Care Delivery Management. Mr. Schoppmann is a past two-term Chairman of the State Bar Association's Administrative Law Section and has served as the featured speaker to national, state and county medical societies/organizations throughout the country. Mr. Schoppmann has been honored by both Richmond County Medical Society and Erie County Medical Society and is the recipient of two professional service awards in recognition of a career devoted to serving medical professionals.


Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 80%
    30 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Administrative Law: 10%

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Kern Augustine Conroy & Schoppmann, P.C.

1120 Route 22 East
Bridgewater, NJ, 08807-2944

Kern Augustine Conroy & Schoppmann, P.C.

865 Merrick Avenue
Suite 200 South
Westbury, NY, 11590



WIGood Standing201203/27/2015
DCActive 199407/10/2016
NYCurrently registered 199403/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Support on Behalf of New Jersey's Children and PediatriciansAmerican Academy of Pediatrics, New Jersey Chapter2010
In Appreciation of Being Guest SpeakerThe Medical Society of Rensselaer County2010
Professional Services AwardRichmond County Medical Society2009
Professional Services AwardErie County Medical Society2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PrincipalKern Augustine Conroy & Schoppmann, P.C.1990 - Present
Senior AssociateJohnstone Skok Loughlin & Lane, P.C.1987 - 1990
AssociateBaker Garber Duffy & Baker1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Society for Health Care Risk Management of New JerseyN/AN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/AN/A
District of Columbia AssociationN/AN/A
Somerset County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Health and Hospital Law SectionN/AN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar Asociation, Committee on Health Care ProvidersN/AN/A
New York State Bar Association, Health Law SectionN/AN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Administrative Law SectionBoard of Directors1997 - 2001
New Jersey State Bar Association, Administrative Law SectionChair1993 - 1997
Publication nameTitleDate
Medscape News TodayDefending Yourself Against Pain and Suffering Lawsuits2011
Miami MedicineAccountable Care Organizations "Facts and Fiction"2011
Miami MedicineAccountable Care Organizations - The FTC, CMS and OIG Perspective2011
The Bulletin, Monroe County Medical Society“FSA’s, HSA’s and Over-the-Counter Reimbursement: New Rules and New Requirements”2011
Dateline, Medical Liability Mutual Insurance CompanyHow Reimbursements for Over-The-Counter Medications Will Affect Physicians: (New Rules and Reimbursements)2011
The Bulletin, Journal of the Monroe County Medical SocietyAccountable Care Organizations: Panacea or Placebo?2011
Dateline, Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company“The Consequences of Improper Delegation of Tasks and Duties by the Physician”2010
Physicians Practice, Contributor“Facing Billing Audits”2010
The Bulletin, Monroe County Medical Society“Top Reasons Physicians Are Sued for Malpractice”2010
NY Surgeon, New York Chapter of the American College of Surgeons“Physician Legal Alert: RAC Audits And How Physicians Should Prepare”2010
MCMS News, Morris County Medical Society“Physician Legal Alert: The Threat of RAC Audits and How to Avoid Them”2010
AAOS Now, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons“Physicians As Targets: Insights, Hard Realities And How To Risk Manage Them”2010
The New Jersey Pediatrician“Physician Legal Alert: Abuse, Abandonment, Cruelty And Neglect: Pediatrics Reporting Obligations In New Jersey”2009
The Bulletin, Monroe County Medical Society“Abusing The False Label Of “Disruptive” In Today’s Medicine”2009
Westchester Physician, Westchester County Medical Society“Physician Legal Alert: Risk Management One Day A Year”2009
The Bulletin, Medical Society Counties of Erie and Chautauqua“Physician Legal Alert: New “Red Flag Rules” & Physician Practices”2009
Physicians Practice, Contributor“Who’s Stealing From The Sample Closet”2009
The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, Contributor“Is The New Joint Commission Mandate That Healthcare Institutions Address Disruptive Behaviors An Appropriate Standard?”2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1985
St John's UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rockland and Scott County Medical SocietiesPhysicians as Targets and How to Avoid Being One2011
Promutual GroupBoard Matter and Their Impact on Claims Handling2011
Monroe County Medical SocietyACO2011
Medical Society of the State of New York, Uniondale, New YorkLegal Resource Center2011
Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company, New York, NYThe Interplay of OPMC & Medical Malpractice Action2011
Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company, East Meadow, NYThe Interplay of OPMC & Medical Malpractice Actions2011
Mather and St Charles Hospitals Medical StaffAccountable Care Organizations2011
Long Island Medical Group Management, New YorkRAC Audits2011
Erie County Medical SocietyAccountable Care Organizations2011
Onondaga County Medical Society, Syracuse, NYInvestigative Audits2010
NY College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NYMedical Malpractice - Self Protection and Damage Control2010
NY Chapter American College of Physicians, Brooklyn, NYPractice Options Involving Contract & Negotiation Issues2010
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Albany, NYResponsibilities of Directors and Officers Insights Into Navigating Clear of Non-Profit Board Charges2010
New York State Opthalmological Society, Garden City, NYHIPAA-HITECH2010
Medical Society of the State of New York, Hunter, NYInvestigative Audits2010
MDAdvantage, Lawrenceville, NJLiability Issues Facing Today's Medical Practice2010
MD Advantage, New JerseyEMR and Audit - How to React2010
Kings County Medical Society & Richmond County Medical Society, Staten Island, NYPractice Management2010
61st Annual Meeting NJ Obstetrical & Gynecological Society, Holmdel, NJRisks & Benefits of the Electronic Medical Record - Informed Consent for the Medical Professional2010