Health care and other entities that operate in highly regulated industries rely on attorney Elena Quattrone to represent them in government investigations and to defend them in white-collar criminal matters.
Elena is skilled at counseling clients who are undergoing investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (OIG), and other state and federal government authorities. She also advises clients on health care regulatory, transactional, and related matters.
Elena regularly represents health care organizations—including health care systems, physician group practices, pharmacies, clinical laboratories, and other health care providers—financial institutions, publicly traded companies, and their officers and directors in a variety of enforcement matters at both the state and federal levels. She helps clients respond to government-issued subpoenas and civil investigatory demands. She also conducts internal reviews and investigations and defends clients in white-collar criminal matters.
Additionally, Elena is adept at advising privately owned physician practices on their regulatory and transactional matters. She focuses her counseling primarily on the plastic surgery, dermatology, and mental health areas of medical practice.
Clients appreciate Elena’s amiable nature, which makes them and others feel comfortable and forthcoming, and is beneficial when conducting an internal investigation or advocating for her clients. Her warm personality, astute focus, and analytical nature helps her induce information while synthesizing complex facts to strategically assist her clients. Elena’s deep bench of regulatory experience and professional training contribute to her legal practice and focus on the health care sector.
Elena previously was a judicial intern with the Honorable Kathe Tuttman of the Superior Court of Massachusetts. She has formally served as an appointee to the Advisory Board for the New Jersey Partnership for Health Kids, which focuses on reversing the obesity epidemic across the state of New Jersey. Elena has an active pro bono practice where she assists asylum seekers in their proceedings before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Elena is a contributing author to the second edition of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Corporate Practice of Medicine: A Fifty State Survey, and is a frequent contributor to the firm’s Health Law Advisor Blog, and other industry-wide publications. Elena has served as a member of the New York City Bar Association Health Law Committee and assists in teaching a White Collar Crime seminar at Rutgers Law School.