Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Jerry M. Solomon

Jerry M. Solomon

Special Counsel

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Rochester Office

2000 Five Star Bank Plaza
100 Chestnut Street
Rochester, New York 14604

Before entering private practice, Jerry Solomon served for 25 years as a Regional Director for the New York State Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). As Regional Director of MFCU’s nine-county Rochester Office, Jerry directed the investigation and prosecution of white-collar fraud involving the New York State Medicaid program and third parties insurers. Jerry also investigated and prosecuted allegations of abuse and neglect in health care facilities. Jerry worked closely with and coordinated investigations with members of United States Department of Health and Human Services, the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Department of Justice, and other investigative agencies. Jerry also worked closely with health care providers and their counsel on “self-referrals” to MFCU. He spent time supervising the Buffalo and Syracuse Regional Offices. Before he became a MFCU Regional Director, Jerry served for 13 years as an Assistant District Attorney and Bureau Chief for the Erie County District Attorney, where he prosecuted major crimes.

Representative Experience

  • Represented pharmacies in a records and controlled substances inventory audit by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
  • Represented the former owner of an Adult Home, charged in an indictment by the New York State Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit with the theft from a resident. Obtained a dismissal of the indictment and settled the matter civilly.
  • Currently representing several Medicaid providers in various investigations by the New York State Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
  • Conducted training to residential health care facilities on Patient Abuse, Neglect and Mistreatment

Practice Areas

Education

  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1973
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., 1969

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Monroe County Bar Association

Speaking & Publications

  • A lecturer and panelist on resident abuse in nursing homes, the use of hidden cameras in nursing homes, compliance and Medicaid fraud before the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units, the New York State Bar Association’s Long Term Care Conference, the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Health Care Compliance Conference, the New York State Office of the Aging’s Ombudsmen Training Conference and the Pharmacists Society for the State of New York’s Annual Seminar.

Honors

  • Louis J. Lefkowitz Memorial Award from the State of New York in recognition of his work on behalf of the Attorney General and the People of the State of New York.

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • New York State Attorney General’s Office, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Rochester Regional Director
  • Erie County District Attorney’s Office, Bureau Chief