Jacob T. Elberg
Chief, Health Care & Government Fraud Unit
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey
JAKE ELBERG is Chief of the Health Care and Government Fraud Unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey. In that role, Mr. Elberg supervises 15 AUSAs and directs all of the Office’s criminal and civil investigations and prosecutions of health care fraud offenses, including investigations and prosecutions of fraud against the government and private health insurance plans, illegal kickback schemes, violations of the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, and the improper diversion of prescription drugs, as well as all health care-related actions brought by the Office under the False Claims Act. In addition, Mr. Elberg supervises and directs investigations regarding Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, as well as fraud against certain other government agencies and programs. In 2013, Mr. Elberg was awarded the Department of Justice’s Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an AUSA for his investigation and prosecution of Maxim Healthcare Services, et al., which resulted in a recovery of $150 Million (the largest ever in a home healthcare case), as well as the felony conviction of nine individuals in six states, including three senior executives of one of the nation’s largest home healthcare companies. Mr. Elberg joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2007. Prior to joining the US Attorney’s Office, Mr. Elberg was an associate at Dwyer & Collora LLP (now Collora LLP) in Boston, where his areas of practice included white collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, and general commercial litigation. Mr. Elberg received his JD in 2003 from Harvard Law School, graduating magna cum laude, after having received his BA in 2000 from Dartmouth College, from which he graduated cum laude and with honors. After graduating law school, Mr. Elberg served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nancy Gertner (District of Massachusetts).