Stuart M. Gerson was appointed Acting Attorney General of the United States during the early Clinton administration, after having served as President G.H.W. Bush’s appointee as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”). He has also served as an advisor to several Presidents.
Mr. Gerson is a Member of the Firm in the Litigation and Health Care & Life Sciences practices, in the Washington, DC, and New York offices of Epstein Becker Green. Much of Mr. Gerson’s practice has been centered on providing representation to clients in the health care industry (including insurers, hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, managed care providers, and private equity funds, among others). He has extensive experience litigating cases involving the cybersecurity of health care information, trade secrets, and other confidential data as well as civil and criminal fraud issues particularly under the federal False Claims Act. He also defends various antitrust and securities matters for clients in the health care and financial sectors.
Mr. Gerson is a founding member of the right-of-center, pro-rule of law organization, Checks and Balances, and lead counsel in the case of County of El Paso v. Trump, a successful challenge to the funding for the border wall now on appeal to the Fifth Circuit.