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Joe is a member of the Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the area of health care regulatory law.  His practice focuses on counseling health care manufacturers, distributors and providers on reimbursement, regulatory, and fraud and abuse issues. 


  • The George Washington University Law School, 1989, J.D., high honors, Selected as a member of the Order of the Coif; Member of the George Washington University Law Review
  • Dickinson College, 1986, B.A., Political Science and Russian/Soviet Area Studies , Magna Cum Laude, Elected to the Dickinson chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Tenth Circuit

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Health Care Law, 2021-2024
  • Shortlisted by the LMG Life Sciences Guide for Regulatory Attorney of the Year: Pricing & Reimbursement, 2022-2023
  • Named a "Life Sciences Star" in the LMG Life Science Guide (2015-2021) and a “Life Sciences Star” for Healthcare Pricing & Reimbursement in the LMG Life Sciences Guide, 2022-2023