October 23, 2019
Sills Cummis &
Gross is pleased to announce that Mark S. Olinsky was selected by the
Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism
in the Law to receive a 2019 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award.
Professionalism Awards are given annually to lawyers from bar associations
across New Jersey who set a positive example for others in the profession by
their exemplary conduct, competence, diligence and demeanor. The award
ceremony took place today at the Pines Manor in Edison, New Jersey.
Mr. Olinsky, a
Member of Sills Cummis & Gross, has been a civil and criminal trial lawyer
for more than thirty years. He served as a federal prosecutor in the Office of
U.S. Attorney Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and is Past President of the Association of
the Federal Bar of New Jersey. Mr. Olinsky’s diverse case load includes complex
business disputes, health care and ANDA litigation, and white-collar criminal
defense. His courtroom experience includes many jury and bench trials,
arbitrations and appeals, and his expertise includes defense of federal and
state RICO actions.
He has conducted
numerous corporate internal investigations and has represented both individuals
and corporations in a wide variety of government investigations, particularly
in the health care and pharmaceutical industries. He has successfully represented
large health care systems and high-level executives in recent investigations
involving alleged violations of the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback
Statute, and other federal health care statutes and regulations.
Mr. Olinsky is
admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and the District of
Columbia. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School
and his B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Yale