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Christopher G. Salloum, Associate

Christopher G. Salloum

Associate

csalloum@lawfirm.ms

3 Becker Farm Road, Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 1808
New York, New York 10020
Tel: 973-736-4600 x362
Direct Dial: 973-607-1267
Fax: 973-325-7467

Christopher Salloum is an Associate in the Firm’s Healthcare, Government Enforcement & White Collar Crime and Litigation Practice Groups where he utilizes the legal skills he developed as a former Deputy Attorney General to assist licensed professionals facing investigations and prosecutions before various state professional licensing boards, including the State Board of Medical Examiners and Office of Professional Medical Conduct, as well as other state and federal agencies, such as the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutors, Bureau of Fraud Deterrence, the Medicaid Fraud Division, the Office of Medicaid Inspector General, the Drug Control Units, Drug Enforcement Agency, the Office of Inspector General, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare, the Department of Justice, etc.

Prior to joining Mandelbaum Salsburg, Chris served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law, where he was a member of the Professional Boards Prosecution and Government and Healthcare Fraud Prosecution Sections. In his Government and Healthcare Fraud Prosecution cases, Chris investigated and prosecuted government contractor fraud and related consumer fraud matters. He served as lead and co-counsel in federal-state, multi-state, and New Jersey-initiated investigations of major financial institutions, multinational conglomerates, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare providers, among others, for potential violations of the New Jersey False Claims Act and Consumer Fraud Act.

In his Professional Boards Prosecution cases, Chris investigated and prosecuted licensed professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, pharmacists and nurses, for violations of the statutes, regulations, and professional standards governing the practice of the regulated professions. In this capacity, Chris advised, and appeared on behalf of the Attorney General before, numerous state licensing boards, mainly the State Board of Medical Examiners, and developed an expertise in the professional boards disciplinary and licensing processes.
While at the Division of Law, Chris also gained experienced handling appeals (both emergent and non-emergent) before the Appellate Division and the Supreme Court of New Jersey implicating a diverse array of legal issues ranging from the constitutionality of the State Board of Medical Examiners’ Termination of Pregnancy Regulation to the propriety of Superior Court orders terminating parental rights.

Chris earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Rutgers University, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School. While in law school, Chris served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Paul Friedman, Senior District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and as a law clerk for the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, and the U.S. office of Special Counsel. Chris was also an active member of the Moot Court Board, and served as co-chair to two moot court competitions, and was a semifinalist in one for which he received an award for excellence in written advocacy.

He is fluent in Spanish and French and understands Levantine Arabic.

The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York, Judicial Screening Panel
The Universe and More, Inc., Board of Trustees

Overview

Christopher Salloum is an Associate in the Firm’s Healthcare, Government Enforcement & White Collar Crime and Litigation Practice Groups where he utilizes the legal skills he developed as a former Deputy Attorney General to assist licensed professionals facing investigations and prosecutions before various state professional licensing boards, including the State Board of Medical Examiners and Office of Professional Medical Conduct, as well as other state and federal agencies, such as the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutors, Bureau of Fraud Deterrence, the Medicaid Fraud Division, the Office of Medicaid Inspector General, the Drug Control Units, Drug Enforcement Agency, the Office of Inspector General, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare, the Department of Justice, etc.

Prior to joining Mandelbaum Salsburg, Chris served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law, where he was a member of the Professional Boards Prosecution and Government and Healthcare Fraud Prosecution Sections. In his Government and Healthcare Fraud Prosecution cases, Chris investigated and prosecuted government contractor fraud and related consumer fraud matters. He served as lead and co-counsel in federal-state, multi-state, and New Jersey-initiated investigations of major financial institutions, multinational conglomerates, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare providers, among others, for potential violations of the New Jersey False Claims Act and Consumer Fraud Act.

In his Professional Boards Prosecution cases, Chris investigated and prosecuted licensed professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, pharmacists and nurses, for violations of the statutes, regulations, and professional standards governing the practice of the regulated professions. In this capacity, Chris advised, and appeared on behalf of the Attorney General before, numerous state licensing boards, mainly the State Board of Medical Examiners, and developed an expertise in the professional boards disciplinary and licensing processes.
While at the Division of Law, Chris also gained experienced handling appeals (both emergent and non-emergent) before the Appellate Division and the Supreme Court of New Jersey implicating a diverse array of legal issues ranging from the constitutionality of the State Board of Medical Examiners’ Termination of Pregnancy Regulation to the propriety of Superior Court orders terminating parental rights.

Chris earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Rutgers University, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School. While in law school, Chris served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Paul Friedman, Senior District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and as a law clerk for the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, and the U.S. office of Special Counsel. Chris was also an active member of the Moot Court Board, and served as co-chair to two moot court competitions, and was a semifinalist in one for which he received an award for excellence in written advocacy.

He is fluent in Spanish and French and understands Levantine Arabic.

Professional Affiliations

The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York, Judicial Screening Panel

The Universe and More, Inc., Board of Trustees

Admissions

New Jersey, 2013

New York, 2014

U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2014

Education

George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2013

Rutgers University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2010