JESSE CAPLAN is a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm's Washington, DC, and Boston offices.

Mr. Caplan:

  • Advises and represents health care payers and providers on legal issues including government compliance, litigation, and privacy and security
  • Advises and represents clients on antitrust and consumer protection issues, including federal and state investigations and enforcement actions

Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Caplan served as Chief of the Consumer Protection & Antitrust Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office from 2001 through 2007, where he supervised and handled numerous consumer protection and antitrust enforcement and policy matters involving the hospital, health insurance, nursing home and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Caplan also served as a trial attorney in the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division from 1991 through 1998, where he focused on antitrust enforcement in the health care industry.

Mr. Caplan has also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico, as the Attorney General of the Republic of Palau, and as an associate with a leading Washington, D.C. law firm. He has taught Antitrust Law as an Adjunct Professor at the Suffolk University School of Law.

Mr. Caplan frequently speaks on antitrust, consumer protection, and health care topics.


  • American University, Washington College of Law (J.D., 1987)
    • summa cum laude
  • Colgate University (B.A., 1981)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • New York