Richard Jaffe is a health care litigator, counselor and crisis manager, focusing on cutting-edge medical/legal issues.
He represents practitioners, clinics, companies and health related organizations in complex health care regulatory matters throughout the United States, especially legal cases and investigations brought by federal and state government agencies. He has extensive experience in FDA matters, including clinical trials and new drug issues, Medicare and insurance fraud, professional licensure and criminal and civil scheduled drug prescribing problems.
He has extensive experience in the stem cell field, both in the criminal and civil sides, and also works on matters involving dietary supplements.
He has also filed federal civil rights, RICO and similar actions for health care practitioners and organizations against insurance companies and state officials, and has obtained precedent setting decisions.
He has also helped organize and testified at several Congressional Hearings on various issues related to patients’ rights and access to experimental medicine, and has appeared on national media shows, such as Nightline, Dateline, Good Morning America, 48 Hours.
He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a member of the Columbia Law Review and a Stone Scholar.
He has offices in Sacramento and Houston, and is admitted to the New York, Texas and California state bars as well as the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and various federal courts.
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