Bob represents clients facing allegations of crimes such as fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, money laundering, environmental crimes, public corruption, and other types of business-related crimes, as well as allegations of sex crimes, kidnapping, burglary, theft, robbery, and violent crimes like assault with guns or other weapons. Bob is actively involved in all phases of a criminal case, from internal investigations through grand jury proceedings, to trial and appeal. He knows that a criminal conviction can have serious consequences, including hefty fines and the possibility of jail time. He also knows that, as a criminal defense lawyer, he is often the only thing standing between his clients and severe penalties.
Bob represents health care providers accused of Medicare, Medicaid, and other types of health care fraud. His clients include all types of health care providers, such as physicians, nurses, home health workers, home health agencies, physician groups, laboratories, hospitals, executives, administrators, and individuals employed in the health care industry. He knows that criminal convictions can carry serious penalties, especially for licensed professionals, and that early involvement by an experienced attorney can help minimize risks and lead to a successful resolution of the investigation.
Bob represents health care providers and other licensed professionals facing enforcement actions by licensing boards or regulatory agencies. He understands that years of hard work go into obtaining a professional license, and that a professional license investigation can impact your job, ruin your reputation, and hurt your chances of finding future employment. Bob understands the licensing process, the rules that apply to your license, and how civil and administrative license hearings work, and has strategies for defending your professional license.
Since being admitted to practice in 1991, Bob has worked as an Assistant County Prosecutor, an Assistant Ohio Attorney General, and an Assistant Chief of Ohio’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. He also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio’s Health Care Fraud Task Force, and is a Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio. Before opening his own firm, Bob spent 16 years as a health care attorney at a large multi-state law firm where he practiced health care law, white collar criminal defense, and commercial litigation.