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Best Practices in the Representation of Professionals in Insurance Fraud Matters

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Produced on April 09, 2018

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Course Information

Time 1h 35m
Difficulty Advanced
Topics covered in this course: Insurance Health Care

Course Description

Representing professionals in healthcare and fraud matters is a constantly changing landscape. Recognizing the implications of local, state and federal regulatory systems is a complex analysis faced by practitioners in this expanding field. Understanding the dynamic between state and federal criminal statutes juxtaposed with state regulatory schemes is critical for attorneys to effectively represent their clients and to protect themselves from unwittingly placing themselves in harm’s way.  A such, it is imperative that proceed with caution when contemplating advising or assisting a potential client on issues involving healthcare.

Join attorneys Evan Schwartz and Matthew Conroy for an update to this extremely popular course discussing the ethical landscape for lawyers working with clients on healthcare and fraud issues. Here, they discuss recent changes in state and federal regulations as well as current cases molding the landscape. Additionally, they explore lawyers’ personal exposure under far-reaching federal civil and criminal laws such as conspiracy, asset seizure and forfeiture, and even money laundering.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Determine what constitutes healthcare fraud in the framework of federal and various state laws and regulations
  2. Identify and understanding the state and federal authorities involved in healthcare fraud oversight
  3. Address the confluence of state and federal regulatory, criminal and insurance laws
  4. Discuss practice strategies for identifying problems, using experts and practicing within the relevant ethical and disciplinary rules

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Evan Schwartz

Schwartz Law

Evan S. Schwartz, founding partner of Schwartz Law, is a highly skilled insurance recovery litigator and strategist. He leads his firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group, representing policy holders, as well as its Business and Complex Litigation Group. He has a national reputation for his work representing professionals in Long Term Disability Income Insurance claims and litigation, having won and settled countless cases across the country. Mr. Schwartz lectures and publishes regularly on long term disability and other insurance recovery issues. He is and has been admitted in Federal and State Courts around the country to handle insurance recovery lawsuits.


Mr. Schwartz started his legal career as a law clerk at the New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court. He then represented insurance companies and has been instrumental throughout his career in setting legal precedent in the field of insurance law that continues to impact cases today. He has been inducted as a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Forum acknowledges excellence in advocacy by lawyers throughout the United States and is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements.


Mr. Schwartz is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Touro Law Center, teaching insurance law and law practice management. He also served as President of the Touro Alumni Association for five years. For more information regarding Mr. Schwartz and his practice, go to www.disabilityinsurancelawyers.com or www.schwartzlawpc.com. Mr. Schwartz can be reached at 212-608-5445 or ess@schwartzlawpc.com

Matthew Conroy

Schwartz Law

Matthew Conroy is a seasoned trial lawyer and has successfully helped his clients prosecute and defend complex business, healthcare, insurance recovery and real property matters. He is a valued member of the firm’s practice groups in Business and Complex Litigation, Trial and Appellate Practice, and Insurance Litigation. Mr. Conroy is widely respected and nationally known in the field of complex healthcare litigation. 

Mr. Conroy received his bachelor’s degree from Holy Cross College and his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts, where he has successfully represented clients in state and federal court.  

Mr. Conroy is an avid triathlete and runner, having competed in Ironman Lake Placid, the Boston Marathon and the New York Marathon.


Charles S.

Very good presentation.

Dane R.

These two gentlemen are spectacular teachers. What an extraordinary course. Thank you!

Julie A. B.

Presenters ably discussed the ethical landscape for lawyers working with clients on healthcare and fraud issues. They covered recent changes in state and federal regulations; reviewed current cases molding the landscape; and explored a lawyer's personal exposure under far-reaching federal civil and criminal laws like conspiracy, asset seizure and forfeiture, and money laundering.

Alicia R.

Awesome perspective, as I am a plaintiff's litigator.

Kirk L.


Michael T.

very good presentation

Arthur R.

Good Presentation.

Lynn M.

i appreciated the practical application examples the instructors provided.

John M.

Great presentation.

Frank D.

Very knowledgeable speakers

Marta B.

These two lawyers, Schwartz and Conroy, provided an excellent presentation. They explained this complex topic in an interesting and thoughtful way.

Mitzi G.


Ethan C.

Keep up the great work!

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