Biography

LEONARD LIPSKY is a Senior Counsel in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. He was named to the New York Metro Rising Stars list (2013 to 2015) in the area of Health Care. In 2008, he received an Award of Excellence in the Study of Health Law from the American Bar Association's Health Law Section and the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

Mr. Lipsky provides strategic real-time advice to health care providers on health regulatory and transactional matters:

Regulatory Health Care

  • Counsels clients in health regulatory compliance matters, including self-referral, anti-kickback, fee-splitting, and corporate practice of medicine considerations
  • Advises health care providers on reimbursement issues arising under Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party reimbursement programs
  • Advises clients in connection with compliance investigations and the preparation of self-disclosures to regulators, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the New York Office of Medicaid Inspector General
  • Provides guidance to health care clients regarding compensation matters, including compliance with New York Executive Order 38, and supervises fair market value assessments conducted by valuation firms for the purposes of fraud and abuse compliance

Transactional Health Care

  • Advises health care providers and private equity clients in connection with corporate formation, structuring, licensing, and the negotiation and execution of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships
  • Negotiates contracts with managed care organizations (MCOs), insurers, and other third-party payors on behalf of health care providers, including independent practice associations (IPAs)

Mr. Lipsky is a frequent speaker and author on legal issues in the changing health care environment.

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 2008)
  • New York University (B.A., cum laude, 2005)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association