Biography

George B. Breen is a Strategic Advisor with EBG Advisors, Inc.  Mr. Breen brings more than 25 years of experience representing health care entities in compliance, investigation and litigation related matters to provide strategic business advice to clients regarding government issues. He also counsels on areas including licensing, reimbursement and fraud and abuse. He regularly advises in matters involving the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, and other state and federal governmental authorities.

Representative Experience

  • Conducting internal investigations and advising Medicare Advantage and Part D plan sponsors on a myriad of topics, including compliance, reimbursement, and general health regulatory issues, as well as matters brought under the False Claims Act
  • Assisting clients undergoing investigation for health care fraud by the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, and other state and federal governmental authorities
  • Serving as defense counsel in connection with False Claims Act cases
  • Representing Managed Care Organizations, nursing homes, home health agencies and other health care providers, manufacturers and suppliers before courts and administrative tribunals at the federal and state level, including challenges to regulatory actions and disputes under government contracts
  • Representing health care providers, manufacturers, and suppliers in connection with administrative hearings before state licensing boards

Distinctions

Mr. Breen has been selected to the Washington DC Super Lawyerslist (2012 to 2018) in the areas of Health Care and Civil Litigation: Defense. He has also been recommended by The Legal 500 United States (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018) in the Health Insurer and Service Provider categories. He has earned an "AV Preeminent" Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of professional excellence, and has been selected by The American Lawyer and Martindale-Hubbell for inclusion in Top Rated Lawyers (2014 to 2018), for Health Care Law. In 2010, Mr. Breen was named an "Outstanding Healthcare Litigator" by Nightingale's Healthcare News, one of only 10 lawyers across the country selected for this honor.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association - Chair, Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group
  • District of Columbia Defense Lawyers Association – Past President
  • Litigation Counsel of America - Fellow

Education

  • Catholic University of America  (J.D.)
  • Connecticut College  (B.A.)

Court and Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia