Jeremy D. Frey is a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Mr. Frey concentrates on corporate investigations, white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation.
Since leaving the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey, Mr. Frey’s representations have included internal investigations for public and private businesses, investigations and enforcement proceedings, corporate compliance, health care matters, qui tam proceedings, public authorities, federal tax matters, whistle-blower employment cases, and extensive representations of businesses and individuals in federal and state criminal investigations and cases.
His representations also include matters involving the Anti-Kickback Statute, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Antiterrorism Act, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the Alien Tort Claims Act, the gaming industry and proceedings by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He has handled numerous cases before the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Mr. Frey has represented major health care companies, including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, group purchasing organizations, health care supply and distribution-chain companies, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, as well as corporate executives, physicians and public officials. He has significant experience in regulatory issues impacting health care businesses, including federal and state fraud and abuse laws, AKS laws, Stark, the civil monetary penalties law, the false claims act and HIPAA, as well as billing, reimbursement and claims issues. In addition to handling litigation and regulatory issues, Mr. Frey also has extensive experience assisting health care clients in their contractual relationships with business partners, and in managing legal risks through compliance programs.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Frey was the Assistant U.S. Attorney-in-Charge of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Camden, New Jersey. In more than 15 years as a prosecutor, Mr. Frey tried dozens of major cases and supervised hundreds of others. Before the Justice Department, Mr. Frey was in private practice, concentrating on corporate transactions, commercial contracts and secured lending.
Mr. Frey has taught at Rutgers University School of Law. A former trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, he is an officer of the Federal Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee, Philadelphia Chapter. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of BNA’s Criminal Law Reporter and White Collar Crime Report. He is a non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network (ICN).