Mr. Levy focuses his practice on white collar defense and related complex civil litigation, particularly in the healthcare industry. He defends clients against administrative, civil, and criminal fraud allegations brought by the government and whistleblowers. Mr. Levy also assists clients in internal corporate investigations and self-disclosures to the government of regulatory violations and overpayments. He has more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare law and focuses on defending healthcare providers 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. In addition to healthcare, Mr. Levy’s practice also includes representation of individuals and corporate clients in a variety of government enforcement actions relating to securities fraud, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, criminal tax investigations and environmental crimes.
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.