Geoffrey R. Kaiser
B.A., University of Virginia
Geoffrey (Jeff) R. Kaiser, who has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, concentrates his legal practice on health care fraud and regulatory compliance issues, white collar criminal defense, False Claims Act litigation, integrity monitoring, and internal investigations. Kaiser is a member of the Health Services Practice Group and is the head of the White Collar, Investigations and Compliance Advisory Practice Group.
Before joining Rivkin Radler, Kaiser served for nearly 10 years in the Criminal Divisions of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. While at the Justice Department, he directed many white collar investigations and prosecutions, including with respect to health care fraud, securities fraud, mortgage fraud, mail and wire fraud, and bank fraud.
As Chief of Health Care Fraud Prosecutions and Deputy Chief of Public Integrity in the Eastern District U.S. Attorney’s Office, Kaiser directed investigations of fraud allegations against individuals and corporations. He also exercised oversight responsibilities within the Public Integrity Section and overall healthcare fraud cases within the Eastern District of New York. He received many recognitions and honors for his efforts as a federal prosecutor.
After leaving the Justice Department, Kaiser served as a managing director with Navigant Consulting, Inc., a global expert services firm, in two of its practice groups: Disputes and Investigations and Healthcare Disputes, Compliance and Investigations. While at Navigant, he led teams performing internal investigations and integrity monitorships of individuals and organizations in the healthcare, construction, and transportation industries.
Jeff received his B.A. with Honors from the University of Virginia, where he also graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He earned a J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he served on the Moot Court Board and received the Advocacy Award. After graduating from law school, Jeff served for two years as law clerk to the Hon. Fritz W. Alexander II, an associate judge on New York State’s highest court, the New York Court of Appeals.
A frequent writer and speaker on a range of legal topics, particularly in the areas of healthcare fraud and compliance, Jeff was named a Super Lawyer in the Metro New York area, 2012-2015