Holland & Knight Attracts Former Prosecutor to Join its Litigation Practice in Boston
Boston (July 10, 2013) - Jeremy M. Sternberg, former federal prosecutor in the Health Care Fraud Unit and the Economic Crimes Unit at the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts, is joining Holland & Knight as a partner in the firm's Litigation Section. Mr. Sternberg prosecuted complex healthcare and investment fraud matters for 10 years, handling a variety of both civil and criminal cases.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Jeremy to Holland & Knight," said Ralph Lepore, practice group leader for Litigation in Boston. "Jeremy will be an excellent addition to our white collar criminal defense team and an asset on government enforcement matters. His substantive experience on health care and other white collar matters, as well as experience with jury trials and understanding of the appeals process will complement our existing skills in this area."
Mr. Sternberg's work with the U.S. Attorney's Office involved investigating and prosecuting a variety of white collar fraud matters, including Fortune 500 global drug and device companies on issues such as off-label promotion, best price fraud, billing fraud and obstruction. He also handled appellate cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Mr. Sternberg was a partner in the Boston office of an Am Law 100 firm and worked as a law clerk for Judge William Acker Jr., U.S. district judge for the Northern District of Alabama.
"I am thrilled to become a member of the Holland & Knight team," said Mr. Sternberg. "I am confident my experience in many aspects of compliance and government enforcement will benefit firm clients, and I look forward to helping them navigate the regulatory and enforcement challenges effectively and successfully."
Mr. Sternberg received his J.D. from George Washington University and his undergraduate degree from Tufts University. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.