(MIAMI, FL) – The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale is pleased to announce that Daniel R. Ferrante has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Ferrante comes from the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, where he has worked since 2015, and also has civil practice experience.
During his time at the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Ferrante prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases.
Mr. Ferrante graduated Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law and was an active member of the Charles C. Papy Jr. Moot Court Board. He won the Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition conducted each year at the Florida Bar Conference. He earned his B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from Florida State University.
Mr. Ferrante interned at both the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office in the felony division, as well as with the Juvenile Division of the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.
“My experience has taught me how to manage a heavy caseload, while still zealously advocating on behalf clients. This acquired experience will serve the Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale well when it is deep in the trenches of complex litigation,” said Ferrante.
Mr. Ferrante will be practicing in the areas of healthcare fraud and abuse, regulatory, internal investigations and civil litigation.
ABOUT THE HEALTH LAW OFFICES OF ANTHONY C. VITALE
The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale was established in 1982 and is recognized as a leader in healthcare law and consultation. The firm is headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices in Hollywood and Tampa. The firm concentrates on Medicare defense litigation, criminal, civil, regulatory, Qui Tam/Whistleblower, administrative and licensure representation of healthcare providers, including physicians, other licensees, pharmacies, clinics, home health agencies, laboratories, durable medical equipment suppliers, CORF, CMHC/PHP, billing agents, wholesalers and other healthcare providers and suppliers.
Mr. Vitale has represented clients under investigation by the Department of Justice, FBI, Office of the Inspector General (DHHS), DEA, Office of the Attorney General Statewide Prosecutor and Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Florida Department of Insurance Division of Insurance Fraud and other investigatory bodies.
The firms representation also includes defense services to clients facing allegations of fraud and abuse, compliance counseling and the defense of civil, administrative, regulatory and criminal healthcare fraud, including internal/defense investigations; False Claims Act litigation; settlement negotiations; withholding of Medicaid/Medicare payments; Overpayments; exclusion from participation in Medicare/Medicaid programs; licensure and certification; DEA registration, anti-kickback violations; medical necessity issues; Qui Tam investigations (whistleblower), prosecutions and defense; health care contracts, and physician self-referral (Stark).