Attorney Profiles

    David L. Adelson

    Mr. Adelson is the Managing Partner of Kern Augustine P.C., Chair of the firm’s New York and New Jersey Litigation Departments, and Chair of its New Jersey Professional Licensing and discipline Department.

    Mr. Adelson practices in the states of New Jersey and New York with 30 years of Litigation and Healthcare Law experience and represents a wide array of healthcare professionals and medical practices. Prior to joining Kern Augustine, Mr. Adelson was the managing partner at Adelson, Slater & Madison PLLC.

    Mr. Adelson’s areas of expertise include: a broad range of Health law Litigation and Administrative legal matters in New York and New Jersey with concentrations in the fields of Professional Discipline, Hearings and Appeals related to Professional Misconduct, Insurance Audits both private and public, Fraud and Abuse, Audit Refund Requests (private, Medicaid & Medicare), HIPAA, Employment matters, and IPRO Inquiries.

    Mr. Adelson has successfully defended Physicians with investigations before a variety of Medical Boards including OPMC & SBME, OPD, as well as defense in Private Health Insurance Billing Audits, Civil Medicare/Medicaid Audit/Fraud claims, Physician Privileges, Insurance Fraud & Abuse, RAC Audits, and OIG matters.

    He has lectured at numerous hospitals and before an array of healthcare related legal and medical organizations on a wide range of health law issues including over-prescribing of medications, inappropriate conduct of practitioners, general licensure, healthcare related cyber security issues, fraud and abuse, medical records, confidentiality of protected health information, employment contract challenges, and Administrative Law Proceedings.


    Past Experience: Mr. Adelson has litigated numerous healthcare matters and defended sizable audits against some of the largest national healthcare insurance providers. Mr. Adelson is a member of the Health and Hospital Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Health Law section of the New York State Bar Association. He is a graduate of SUNY Albany with a B.A. in Rhetoric and Communication, St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., and earned his Master’s Degree in Homeland Security from Long Island University.

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