Bio: Jeffrey J. Sherrin is the President of O’Connell & Aronowitz, in Albany, New York. In his national health law practice, Sherrin has represented clinical laboratories throughout the country for approximately 37 years. His representation includes litigation and administrative proceedings against the federal and state governments and commercial payors on behalf of laboratories and other providers, handling fraud and abuse, false claims and overpayment claims, investigations, and audits.
Sherrin actively represents providers in all types of regulatory compliance matters, particularly with federal Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark law, and their state law counterparts. He also guides clients through the labyrinth of laws affecting their business transactions.
Sherrin practices in all federal and state courts, and has successfully represented healthcare clients in two appeals before the Unites States Supreme Court. He also serves as general counsel to many providers and their trade associations. Sherrin obtained a $15.4 million jury verdict for an individual plaintiff in a sexual harassment trial. He also recovered $18 million and $5 million from the State of New York for excessive license fees, in two separate lawsuits representing groups of clinical laboratories, and over $8 million for an individual clinical laboratory from a major health insurance company for wrongful denial of claims. He has also defended laboratories in federal qui tam actions.