Buttaci Leardi & Werner LLC Member Nicole P. Allocca Named to 2023 New Jersey Rising Stars

Buttaci Leardi & Werner LLC (BLW) is pleased to announce that Nicole P. Allocca has been named to the 2023 New Jersey Rising Stars® list.

“Nicole started here as a summer associate while she was a student at Seton Hall Law, and she’s been with us ever since. Her contributions to our practice, our clients, and our culture have been invaluable; so much so, that we were delighted to name her a member of the firm last year, joining Vincent, Paul, and I,” said John W. Leardi, a Member at Buttaci Leardi & Werner in the firm’s Provider Reimbursement Disputes, Healthcare Business Transactions and Outside General Counsel Services practice areas. “Nicole is a talented and zealous advocate for our clients, whose ability to simplify the complex is unmatched. She is a vital part of our team, and we congratulate her on her well-deserved inclusion in the 2023 New Jersey Rising Stars® list, published by Thomson Reuters.”

Allocca’s practice is primarily focused on representing healthcare providers in reimbursement disputes, including claims for benefits, post-payment and pre-payment claim audits; overpayment disputes and litigation; insurance fraud investigations and prosecutions; and claims for unpaid or underpaid benefits. She regularly litigates claims brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”), the False Claims Act (“FCA”), the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), and the New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prevention Act (“IFPA”).

In addition to reimbursement disputes Allocca represents her clients in a wide variety of commercial disputes, including commercial contracts and leases; employer/employee relations; restrictive covenants; business torts; administrative and regulatory compliance; health information technology; and the protection of confidential and proprietary information.

Allocca received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Delaware. She focuses her practice on Provider Reimbursement Disputes, False Claims and Regulatory Defense, and Outside General Counsel Services.

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  • Posted on: May 11 2023