(June 15, 2011): Liles Parker is pleased to announce that attorney Paul Weidenfeld has joined the Firm as "Counsel" at the Firm. In joining the Firm, Mr. Weidenfeld has further broadened the scope of Liles Parker's litigation expertise. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Weidenfeld served as "National Health Care Fraud Coordinator" at the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. Notably, Robert W. Liles, Managing Partner at the Firm had previously served as the very first "Health Care Fraud Coordinator" at EOUSA. Mr. Liles was appointed to this position shortly after the passage of HIPAA. With the recruitment of Mr. Weidenfeld, Liles Parker is the only law firm in the country with two senior attorneys who served in this prestigious position at the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Weidenfeld has extensive experience representing health care providers in administrative, civil and criminal cases around the country. Additionally, Mr. Weidenfeld has more than 15 years of experience working with False Claims Act cases.
Prior to being detailed to EOUSA, Mr. Weidenfeld served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in the Eastern District of Louisiana (EDLA). While working as an AUSA, Mr. Weidenfeld served in a number of prestigious positions at the EDLA. These positions included serving as Deputy Chief of the Civil Division, Affirmative Civil Enforcement Coordinator and the office's Health Care Fraud Coordinator.
Mr. Weidenfeld's litigation experience is quite extensive. He has tried more than 50 cases and handled more than 25 appellate arguments before virtually every Federal and State Court to include the United States Supreme Court. Commenting on Mr. Weidenfeld's anticipated contributions, the Firm's "Litigation Practice Leader," Leonard Schneider commented:
"We are thrilled to have Paul at our side. His extensive litigation experience will greatly expand our litigation capabilities. Paul has a stellar reputation as a litigator and as a tactician. We are looking forward to working with him."
Mr. Weindenfeld holds a B.A. from Tulane University and J.D. from Loyola University in New Orleans. He is admitted to practice in the State of Louisiana. His application for admission in the District of Columbia is pending.
Liles Parker attorneys represent health care providers around the country in connection with audits and investigations by Medicare contractors and law enforcement. Need assistance? Please give us a call for a complimentary initial consultation. Paul Weidenfeld can be reached by cell at: (703) 285-5075 or at the office: (202) 298-8750.