Brian is counsel in Goodwin’s Private Equity group and a member of the firm’s Healthcare Private Equity practice. His practice focuses on healthcare regulatory issues related to healthcare transactions and operations.
Brian has spent his entire legal career in the healthcare space advising on issues related to federal and state fraud, waste, and abuse laws, including the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the Physician Self-Referral Law (the Stark Law), and the False Claims Act. His experience also covers the many laws and regulatory schemes governing healthcare businesses, including fee-splitting, corporate practice of medicine, licensure, accreditation and certification, HIPAA, telehealth, and billing and reimbursement issues under Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payors.
Brian provides counsel to private equity clients and public and private strategic healthcare clients on healthcare regulatory and compliance issues in M&A transactions. He has also advised providers, including hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, physicians and physician practice groups, retail, specialty and long-term care pharmacies, pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, group purchasing organizations, diagnostic imaging facilities, clinical laboratories, physical, speech and occupational therapists, and skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.
Brian’s representative experience includes:
- Counseled financial sponsors and strategic investors on complex federal and state healthcare regulatory issues impacting M&A transactions
- Healthcare regulatory counsel for acquisitions and dispositions for multi-specialty physician groups; retail, compounding, and specialty pharmacies; and home health and hospice providers
- Counseled pharmaceutical manufacturers regarding fraud, waste and abuse issues, including issues related to sales and marketing arrangements, consulting agreements, and arrangements with healthcare professionals
- Advised providers, including hospitals, physician groups, pharmacies, and medical device companies on billing and claims issues, compliance programs and procedures, and implementing compliance testing and monitoring
Prior to joining Goodwin, Brian was counsel at Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders, a senior associate at Hogan Lovells, an associate at Troutman Pepper, and an associate at Brach Eichler.
Georgetown University Law Center
- New York
- New Jersey