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 stem cells, clinical trials, and new drug issues, Medicare and insurance fraud, professional licensure, and criminal and civil scheduled drug prescribing problems.
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, New York City 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. He has tried cases in most states in the country pro hac vice.
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