Robert N Nicholson

Robert N Nicholson

Nicholson & Eastin, LLP
  • Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Health Care Law
  • Florida
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Summary

Mr. Nicholson is former federal and state prosecutor with more than 20 years experience handling complex criminal and civil cases.

Mr. Nicholson concentrates his practice on matters related to health care regulatory law; food, drug and medical device law; representing medical providers and other licensed professionals in licensure matters; Drug Enforcement Administration and FDA regulatory matters; False Claims Act cases; and white collar criminal defense.

Mr. Nicholson also assists clients in complex civil matters related to health care and government regulatory issues.

Mr. Nicholson is a regular lecturer and author on a variety of topics relating to health care, drug diversion and FDA compliance and enforcement matters.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Health Care Law
Additional Practice Area
  • White Collar
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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11th Circuit
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Nicholson & Eastin, LLP
- Current
Of Counsel
Broad and Cassel
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Attorney in the White Collar and Health Law Practice Groups.
Assistant Untited States Attorney
United States Attorneys Office - Southern District of Flordia
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Assistant United States Attorney
Tria Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice - Criminal Tax
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Trial attorney with the Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice.
Education
Florida State University College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: High Honors; Law Review; Order of the Coif
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University of Central Florida
B.A. | Legal Studies; Business
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Honors: Highest Honors
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Awards
Superb Attorney Rating
Avvo
Received Superb rating from AVVO, the highest rating awarded by AVVO.
Cerificate of Recogntion for Sustained Prosecutorial Excellence
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Inspector General's Integrity Award
HHS Office of Inspector General
Inspecor General's award for outstanding contributions to the mission of OIG
Sustained Prosecutorial Excellence
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Cerificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions to DEA
Drug Enforcement Administration
Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contributions in the field of drug law enforcement
Director's Award
United States Department of Justice
Director's Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney
Cerificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions to DEA
Drug Enforcement Administration
Certificate of Appreciation for ouustanding contributions in the field of drug law enforcement
Professional Associations
American Health Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Health Lawyers Association
Chair, Enforcement Committee, Fraud and Abuse Section
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Activities: Chair of committee publishing articles on important issues regarding Health Care Fraud and Abuse.
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Health Law Section Executive Council, Florida Bar
Executive Council Member and Co-Chair Health Law Handbook Committee
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Activities: Member of the Health Law Section Executive Council.
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The Florida Bar
Member
- Current
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Florida International University
Adjunct Professor
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Activities: Adjunct Professor in Health Care Law and Policy
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American Bar Association
Presenter
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Activities: Regular presenter on health care fraud issues at ABA Health Care Fraud conferences
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National Advocacy Center
Instructor
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Activities: Instructor at numerous seminars on Health Care Fraud Enforcement matters
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Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Instructor
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Activities: Instructor on legal aspects and trial procedure at advanced white collar agent training.
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HHS Office of Inspector General
Instructor
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Activities: Instructor on legal aspects at new agent training courses.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
707 N.E. Third Ave.
Suite 301
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
USA
Telephone: (954) 634-4400
Cell: (954) 326-9208