Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2008
Benson Weintraub, a Ft. Lauderdale-based global health care attorney and counselor with an international practice and clientele, and a distinguished academic authority on the Federal sentencing of corporations and individuals, has been invited to present "Defense of a Criminal Healthcare Fraud Case" at Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 12th Annual Compliance Institute to be held in New Orleans April 13-16, 2008.
Weintraub has served as a full-time Professor of Law. During his legal career, Porf. Weintraub has successfully represented complex white collar targets, corporations, business entities, executives, defendants, and witnesses as a tenacious, exclusively federal white collar criminal defense lawyer for more than 25 years.
Among his credits has defended more than 60 Physicians, Health Care Delivery Corporations & Organizations, DME Distributors, Internet Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, and public officials on hospital regulatory boards throughout the nation.
He also represented David Paul in the failed CenTrust Bank case as well as reputed drug lords, Willie Falcon and Salvador Magluta.
Weintraub recently represented Arne Soreide, a high profile telecom executive convicted after trial (by other counsel) in Fort Lauderdale of a $22m fraud, successfully convincing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta that his 25 year sentence of imprisonment must be reversed, which the appellate court conceded was improper.
Weintraub was appointed by the first Chairman of the US Sentencing Commission to assist the fledgling agency in drafting its initial sentencing guidelines for organizations and individuals.
His extensive academic writing has been widely published or cited in Yale L.J., Harvard Law Review, Federal Sentencing Reporter, Stanford Journal of Law & Policy, Notre Dame Law Review, Federal Probation (US Courts), etc., and health care blogs.
Florida Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer Robert David Malove is Of Counsel to Benson Weintraub, LLC, upon whom a Masters Degree in Forensic Science, was conferred on Malove by the distinguished George Washington University in Washington DC. Malove received his JD from Pepperdine University School of Law. He has completed the Graduate Certificate Program in Healthcare Corporate Compliance at George Washington University and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by the Compliance Certification Board of HCCA. For more information visit http://www.healthcarefraudblog.com.