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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 an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey.  As Chief of the Office’s Health Care & Government Fraud Unit for five years, Mr. Elberg has supervised a team of 15 AUSAs and directed 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 has supervised and directed 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.

In 2018, Mr. Elberg was awarded the Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General Award for Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse for leading the investigation and prosecution of Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services, which resulted in 53 convictions, including 38 physicians – the largest number of medical professionals ever prosecuted in a bribery case.

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 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 in Health Care Law - Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law , Friday, December 15, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts 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 in Health Care Law - Enforcement Trends in Health Care Law , Friday, December 15, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Health Care Law Institute 2017: The New Challenges Facing Providers -- Reimbursement, Enforcement, Compliance, and Other Hot Topics, Thursday, December 28, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY
Hot Topics in Health Care Law 2018, Wednesday, December 12, 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
Hot Topics in Health Care Law 2018, Wednesday, December 12, 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, Atlanta, GA
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, Indianapolis, IN
Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries, Friday, November 16, 2018, Columbus, OH
Hot Topics in Health Care Law 2018, Wednesday, December 12, 2018, Columbus, OH
Hot Topics in Health Care Law 2018, Wednesday, December 12, 2018, Nashville, TN
Hot Topics in Health Care Law 2018, Wednesday, December 12, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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