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  1. White Collar Crime: 50%
  2. Health Care: 50%

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  • Paul Stuart Weidenfeld

    Richard and I were colleagues in the Department of Justice, and, later, we worked together closely while Partners in private practice. In between those times, we represented adverse parties in contentious litigation. Knowing Richard as a colleague, adversary and friend -- I have the highest regard for him and strongly recommend him! Paul


    Paul Weidenfeld Health care Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis

511 Union Street
Suite 2700
Nashville, TN, 37219


DCActive 200907/06/2016
LAEligible to practice law199007/08/2016
NJAdministrative - Not authorized to practice198806/25/2016
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWaller Lansden Dortch & Davis2015 - Present
First Assistant United States AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana2014 - 2015
PartnerWaller Lansden Dortch & Davis2011 - 2014
Principal and Chair, Government Invesitgations GroupOber, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, A Professional Corporation2008 - 2011
General CounselPeoples Health Network2006 - 2008
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Richard W. Westling, LLC1997 - 2006
Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana1992 - 1997
Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney GeneralUnited States Dept. of Justice, Tax Division1992 - 1992
Special Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Virginia1990 - 1990
Trial Attorney, Criminal SectionUnited States Dept. of Justice, Tax Division1990 - 1992
AssociateGordon, Arata, McCollam & Duplantis1989 - 1990
AssociateVenable1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Health Care Compliance AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Inside the Minds: White Collar Case Strategies, Aspatore BooksNursing Home Litigation/Failure of Care: United States vs. Melville Borne2009
Federal Sentencing Law ReporterThe Fifth Circuit: Plea Bargaining Meets Contracts 101 -- The Prosecutor's Discretion to Not File a 5K1.1 Substantial Assistance Motion1994
Loyola Law Journal (New Orleans)Criminal Law and Procedure, Fifth Circuit Symposium1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of the SouthHistory & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2009 American Bar Association National Institute on Health Care FraudAffirmative Responses to Grand Jury Investigations, Search Warrants and Subpoenas2009
"There But for the Grace of . . ." LSBA White Collar Crime SeminarProsecuting and Defending Corporations2009
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers White Collar Crime SeminarHealth Care Fraud Prosecutions - A Poor Prognosis for Defendants2004
FBI Health Care Fraud ProgramProsecuting Health Care Fraud1997
Criminal Asset Forfeiture Training Conference, Attorney General's Advocacy InstituteConducting Financial Investigations1997