Biography

Jeff is a nationally recognized "go to" lawyer for all types of health care organizations facing significant strategic, legal, and business challenges. His clients include nonprofit teaching and community hospitals and health systems, managed care organizations, and both community-based and investor-owned providers of ancillary health care services. Jeff advises clients on strategic alliances and regulatory challenges, working with them to identify and develop strategies that enhance their competitive positions and maximize revenues from private and governmental sources while maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Clients value Jeff's exceptional service and personal attention.

Jeff devotes most of his spare time to activities with his wife, Myra. They particularly enjoy sharing summer activities with family and friends at their home in Chilmark, including beach outings, cookouts, kayaking, and walks on Vineyard's beautiful beaches and trails.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Harvard Law School  (J.D.)
  • Brown University  (A.B., cum laude)
    • High Honors in Philosophy

Public Service

  • Two-time Trustee and Chair or Member, various committees of the Massachusetts Chapter of the HFMA (1974-present)
  • Visiting Scholar, BU School of Law, teaching advanced seminar on health care transactions (academic years 2011-2015) and Guest Lecturer (2016)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Health Law Forum of the American Bar Association

Honors

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business under Healthcare
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Health Care Law (since its inception)
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers© for Health Care (2004-2018)

To learn more about third-party ratings and rankings, and the selection processes used for inclusion, click here.

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

Connecticut Supreme Court Rejects Tough Delaware Standard in Allowing Member Inspections of Manager-Managed LLC Books and Records – Or Does It?

Before allowing the inspection of corporate books and records, Delaware courts require a shareholder seeking information about possible mismanagement to come forward with evidence demonstrating a reasonable basis to suspect mismanagement. [1] In Benjamin...

Blog

California’s AB 488: You Can Check Out Any Time You Like But You Can Never Leave

The State of California is getting a firm grip on regulating charitable sales promotions with its new law AB 488 which passed in October 2021 and will become effective January 1, 2023 (in order...

Event

Complying with OSHA's Vaccine Mandate Webinar

Join Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez Friday, November 19th at 7 am or Thursday, December 2nd at 4 pm for a webinar explaining the new OSHA Vaccine mandate, the requirements of business, and what the...

Blog

You Are Here: A Mall Directory for Healthcare Transparency Requirements

The old adage “you can’t get where you’re going unless you know where you are” has never seemed more true than when applied to the current mélange of healthcare transparency guidance. Fortunately, a fading...

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

Event

Boston Bar Association Virtual CLE: The New 2021 Child Support Guidelines in Practice

On Monday, December 6 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM Verrill attorney David Friedman will be speaking at the Boston Bar Association's Virtual CLE: The New 2021 Child Support Guidelines in Practice. David and the other...

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

News

Verrill Ranked Nationally for Health Care by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

(November 19, 2021) – Verrill has once again been ranked nationally for its Health Care practice (Tier 2) and in 63 practice areas based on geography by the U.S. News & World Report and...

Publication/Podcast

Breaking: OSHA Releases Emergency Temporary Standard for Employers with 100 or More Employees

News

32 Verrill Attorneys Named 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

(November 22, 2021) – The 2021 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars© has recognized a total of 32 Verrill attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice. Only the top...

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