Brach Eichler Expands Health Law and Litigation Practices

In response to the growth of its health law and litigation practices, Brach Eichler LLC has announced the addition of five new attorneys.

“Together, these new hires bring to our clients broad expertise in structuring transactions as well as solid backgrounds in handling fraud and other criminal matters,” notes John D. Fanburg, Managing Member and Health Law Practice Chair. “They also have meaningful ‘big law’ experience with some of the most prestigious firms in the New York metro area. We are delighted to welcome them to the firm.”

The following attorneys have joined the Roseland practice:

Thomas J. Spies joins the litigation practice as counsel where he will focus on shareholder disputes, distributorship/franchise disputes, commercial litigation and labor and employment law. Spies was previously managing partner at Walder Hayden in Roseland. and was also a partner with McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen & Carvelli in Florham Park.  He is a former chair of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s District V-C Fee Arbitration Committee and a former lecturer for the Essex County Bar Association’s Legal Education on trade secrets and restrictive covenant litigation.  Since 1996, Spies has been a contract arbitrator for the Essex County Superior Court.  He earned a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was editor of Seton Hall Law Review, and a B.S. from Boston University. Spies has an AV Preeminent rating of 5 from Martindale-Hubbell and resides in Denville.

Randall H. Lee joins the health law practice as counsel where he focuses on M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other complex transactions.  He joins the firm from Davis & Gilbert, LLP, in New York City where he gained extensive experience in private M&A transactions, venture capital financing and startup company matters.  Prior to Davis & Gilbert, Lee was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York City. Lee has also represented numerous corporate clients in connection with various other general corporate matters.  He earned a J.D. from George Washington University Law School, where he was managing editor of the George Washington International Law Review, and a B.A. from Davidson College.  Lee resides in New York City.

Kent Anderson, CIPP/US, joins the litigation practice as an associate and focuses on civil litigation.  Prior to joining the firm, Anderson was Deputy Attorney General for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General where he prosecuted healthcare and financial industry fraud cases under the New Jersey False Claims Act (FCA) and data privacy/cybersecurity consumer fraud matters.  Anderson has experience with FCA cases involving major financial institutions, pharmacy benefit managers, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers and health insurance companies we well as data privacy cases involving the retail and healthcare industries, data aggregators, and consumer-facing websites and devices.  He earned a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.S., cum laude, from Emerson College.  Anderson is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and resides in Hoboken.

Helen Becz joins the health law practice as an associate where she counsels nursing homes, hospitals, solo practitioners and medical staffs, as well as handles insurance litigation and PIP arbitration matters.  Previously, she was an associate at Frier Levitt LLC, in Pine Brook, where she worked for healthcare corporate clients in the areas of entity formation, employment and consulting, among others.  Becz earned a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from Rutgers University.  She resides in Chester.

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