Brian P. Dunphy

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  • Boston College (JD)
  • Boston College (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Brian has handled a wide range of health care litigation matters, government investigations, and voluntary disclosures for an array of health care providers, life sciences companies, and private equity funds and their portfolio companies. He defends clients against allegations of false claims for payment to the government, in SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings, and represents clients in complex business disputes. Brian also counsels clients on health care regulatory issues, including telemedicine laws, compliance with the federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act and analogous state laws, and trains marketing and sales forces on compliance with these laws.

Brian is also committed to pro bono work. He has successfully represented an asylum seeker in removal proceedings, and a disabled student seeking a residential educational placement. Brian advises a nonprofit organization dedicated to researching and preventing traumatic brain injuries. As a result of his pro bono work, Brian was selected to participate in the Boston Bar Association’s Public Interest Leadership Program.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Brian worked for Accenture, a management and technology consulting firm. There, he was a project manager and provided consulting services to several large asset management firms.

During law school, he co-chaired the Grimes Moot Court Competition and was a member of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court team.

Representative Matters

Brian has represented:

  • Laboratories and pharmacies in both government investigations of possible false claims and in litigating claims brought under federal and state false claims acts
  • Health care providers, biotech and life sciences companies, and private equity funds (and their portfolio companies) in complex business disputes
  • Nursing homes in state civil and criminal investigations and criminal cases
  • Health care providers in internal investigations and self-disclosures to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG)
  • Health care providers in exclusion matters before the OIG
  • A hospital’s residency program in an administrative appeal before the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the ACGME’s Residency Review Committee (RRC)
  • Investment advisors, corporations, and officers in SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings

Recognitions & Awards

  • Boston Bar Association Public Interest Leadership Program (2010 – 2011)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association