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Jason P. Bologna

Jason P. Bologna


Philadelphia, PA

How Jason Helps Clients

Jason brings his vast experience as a trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor to all of his matters. He represents businesses, executives, professionals, and other individuals in federal and state criminal matters, grand jury investigations, internal investigations, and civil litigation involving the False Claims Act and medical malpractice. Jason served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for over 14 years. He prosecuted complex matters involving the False Claims Act, mail and wire fraud, health care fraud, federal program bribery, honest services fraud, tax violations, money laundering, the unlawful distribution of opioids, unlawful sports betting, and RICO. He has handled multi-week federal criminal trials and notable homicide cases at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he began his career. Jason has tried over 80 jury trials and hundreds of bench trials.

Jason’s prosecutorial background gives him insight into what drives criminal investigations and charging decisions, and it enables him to skillfully counsel his clients at every stage. He regularly advises boards of directors, audit committees, CEOs, and general counsel on how to best navigate a wide range of legal issues. Over his career, Jason has worked with the FBI, IRS, HHS, DEA, HSI, DOT, TIGTA, DOL, ATF, the Antitrust Division, the U.S. Marshals Service, FINRA, the NTSB, Amtrak, the Philadelphia Office of Inspector General, and state and local police departments.

What Clients Can Expect

Jason is a creative and analytical thinker. He approaches each case with an attention to factual and legal details that informs a comprehensive strategy. He believes cases are won and lost on those details and on persuasive advocacy at every step. He strives to avoid criminal charges for his clients but, when that result is not possible, Jason is a highly skilled courtroom advocate. Clients appreciate his communication skills, honesty, and tenacity.

Outside the Office

Jason lives with his family in a suburb of Philadelphia. He and his wife are devoted to supporting their children in a variety of activities and to caring for their high-maintenance dogs. In his spare time, Jason is a passionate sports fan who enjoys running, cycling, and hiking. A college athlete, he has completed six Ironman triathlons and a dozen marathons.

Proof Points

Corporate Matters 

  • Represent national behavioral healthcare services company in internal investigation of patient death at subsidiary dual diagnosis rehab facility; respond to ongoing Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office (PAGO) criminal investigation; select and lead team of outside counsel for all related parties (rehab facility and executives).
  • Represent international online auto auction in DOJ criminal antitrust and fraud investigation arising from purchase of a subsidiary company; led multiple presentations to DOJ addressing investigative findings; argued an advice of counsel defense as basis for DOJ declination of criminal charges (awaiting answer from DOJ).
  • Represent national rehabilitation and long-term care provider in internal investigation of whistleblower complaint alleging kickback scheme involving multiple executives and third-party contracts.
  • Represent national real estate investment firm in DOJ investigation of bank fraud arising from letter of intent (LOI) to purchase commercial property.
  • Represent academic healthcare system and its doctors in medical malpractice litigation involving patient deaths inside and outside hospital.
  • Represent subsidiary of long-term care provider in internal investigation of fraudulent billing scheme by contracted third party; coordinate self-disclosure to the DOJ via the Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) protocols.
  • Represent behavioral health service company in matter involving fraudulent overbilling of four private health insurance companies.
  • Represent regional medical offices and ambulatory surgery centers in internal investigation of alleged kickback scheme and Starks law violations in response to DOJ/HHS-OIG subpoena.
  • Represented regional health care services company in internal investigation of fraud in use of federal grant monies; advised board of investigative findings and termination of CEO and other executives.
  • Represented international company in addressing whistleblower report alleging fraud in safety reporting to OSHA, patronage hirings compelled by CEO, and coercion of political contributions by CEO; reported all investigate findings and proposed corrective actions to audit committee.
  • Represented international company in investigating fatal accident between train and truck operated by employee of a subsidiary company; advised general counsel on issues arising from criminal, civil, and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) matters.
  • Represented international company in addressing whistleblower report alleging ongoing bribery scheme, the illegal transportation of hazardous materials, and failures to comply with Department of Transportation (DOT) safety regulations in subsidiary environmental company; reported all investigative finding and proposed corrective actions to CEO and general counsel.

Executives & Professionals

  • Represent CEO/owner of medical laboratory in DOJ criminal prosecution involving kickback scheme where Medicare funds were used to illegally pay marketing companies; negotiated plea to single offense with a five-year maximum and reduced fraud loss from $93 million to $14.3 million; sentencing is pending.
  • Represented employee of city pharmacy in DOJ criminal and civil investigations that alleged Health Care Fraud, FCA, and CSA violations; negotiated the declination of all criminal charges and settlement of civil matter in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for a nominal sum.
  • Represent CEO/owner of home health care agency in PAGO criminal investigation of billing scheme that allegedly defrauded Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance companies.
  • Represent CEO/owner of a ketamine infusion clinic in state medical board investigation into his alleged sexual conduct with a female patient.
  • Represent CEO of medical centers in criminal prosecution by county prosecutor; case involves alleged fraud and theft of corporate funds over a multi-year period.
  • Represent professional employee of substance abuse treatment center in criminal prosecution by country prosecutor; case involves alleged obstruction of justice in responding to police efforts to arrest patient at treatment center.
  • Represented board member of publicly traded company in connection with FINRA investigation of his communications with stock purchasers prior to a public announcement by the company.

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2018 Clifford Scott Green Bill of Rights Award Winner
  • 2018 FBI Director’s Letter
  • 2014 FBI Director’s Letter
  • 2014 Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) National Award for Outstanding Investigation in Mid-Atlantic Region
  • 2014 Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Cooperative Achievement Award
  • 2014 National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Investigation of the Year Award – Honorable Mention