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Jacob T Elberg

United States Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Newark, NJ, USA


Jake Elberg is Chief of the Health Care and Government Fraud Unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey.  In that role, Mr. Elberg supervises 15 AUSAs and directs all of the Office’s criminal and civil investigations and prosecutions of health care fraud offenses, including investigations and prosecutions of fraud against the government and private health insurance plans, illegal kickback schemes, violations of the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, and the improper diversion of prescription drugs, as well as all health care-related actions brought by the Office under the False Claims Act.  In addition, Mr. Elberg supervises and directs investigations regarding Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, as well as fraud against certain other government agencies and programs.

In 2013, Mr. Elberg was awarded the Department of Justice’s Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an AUSA for his investigation and prosecution of Maxim Healthcare Services, et al., which resulted in a recovery of $150 Million (the largest ever in a home healthcare case), as well as the felony conviction of nine individuals in six states, including three senior executives of one of the nation’s largest home healthcare companies.

Mr. Elberg is also an Adjunct Professor at the Seton Hall University School of Law, where he teaches a course on Health Care Fraud and Corruption.

Mr. Elberg joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2007.  Prior to joining the US Attorney’s Office, Mr. Elberg was an associate at Dwyer & Collora LLP (now Hogan Lovells) in Boston, where his areas of practice included white collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, and general commercial litigation.

Mr. Elberg received his JD in 2003 from Harvard Law School, graduating magna cum laude, after having received his BA in 2000 from Dartmouth College, from which he graduated cum laude and with honors.  After graduating law school, Mr. Elberg served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nancy Gertner (District of Massachusetts).

Jacob T Elberg is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Enforcement Trends Impacting the Drug and Device Industries - Life Sciences 2017: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Thursday, October 12, 2017
Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law - Health Care Law Institute 2017: The New Challenges Facing Providers -- Reimbursement, Enforcement, Compliance, and Other Hot Topics, Friday, December 15, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Enforcement Trends Impacting the Drug and Device Industries - Enforcement Trends Impacting the Drug and Device Industries, Thursday, October 12, 2017
Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law - Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law , Friday, December 15, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Enforcement Trends Impacting the Drug and Device Industries - Enforcement Trends Impacting the Drug and Device Industries, Thursday, October 12, 2017
Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law - Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law , Friday, December 15, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Life Sciences 2017: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, New York, NY
Health Care Law Institute 2017: The New Challenges Facing Providers -- Reimbursement, Enforcement, Compliance, and Other Hot Topics, Thursday, December 28, 2017, New York, NY
Transcripts  Transcripts Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law - Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law , Friday, December 15, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Life Science 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, Columbus, OH
Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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