Uniondale, NY – March 19, 2021 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that the New York State Bar Association will be hosting a virtual CLE program on Monday, March 22 from 9 am – 12 pm on the investigation, prosecution and defense of controlled substance prescribing cases. RMF Partner, Douglas Nadjari will be moderating the panel and RMF Partner, Alex Bateman is a panelist.
The virtual CLE program will cover topics on the Evolution of the Opioid Crisis, Genesis of Physician Complaints and the Initiation of an investigation, Electronic Surveillance and Search Warrants, Risk of Imminent Harm, Imposing and Defensing the Summary License Suspension, The Role of Expert Consultants and Practice Monitors, Challenges in the Investigation and Defense of Opiod Deaths and Ethics in the Defense of Opioid Cases. If you are interested in registering for this event, please visit https://nysba.org/events/opioids-and-controlled-substances-the-prosecution-and-defense-of-physicians-and-other-providers-in-criminal-cases-and-administrative-proceedings/
Mr. Nadjari is a member of the firm’s Health Law Regulatory Department and White-Collar Crime & Investigations Practice Group. Mr. Nadjari has 35 years’ experience as a trial lawyer concentrating in criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and commercial litigation. Mr. Nadjari regularly represents physicians and other health professionals in criminal matters, in civil litigation, before myriad government agencies, in medical staff proceedings, audits and commercial disputes. Mr. Nadjari serves as co-chair of the Professional Discipline Committee of NYSBA Health Care Section, is a member of the New York State Medical Defense Bar Association and the Tulane University School of Law Criminal Law and Procedure “Boot Camp” faculty. Mr. Nadjari also serves as a Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Island Harvest Food Bank and is a member of the Board of Advisors to the L.I. Energeia Partnership.
Mr. Bateman is the co-chair of the firm’s Health Law Department. He is also co-chair of the White Collar Crime and Investigations Group and a member of the Corporate Governance Practice Group. Mr. Bateman’s work primarily involves representing healthcare professionals and for profit and not for profit entities in the areas of federal and state criminal and regulatory matters, including Medicare/Medicaid fraud and professional disciplinary proceedings. He is also called upon frequently to conduct internal investigations concerning allegations of fraud, embezzlement and corporate compliance failures. Mr. Bateman is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Health Law Section, and the Suffolk County Bar Association. Mr. Bateman also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Long Island.