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Education

  • Ave Maria University, B.A. (2012) magna cum laude
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2017)

Admissions

  • Admitted in Virginia Only
  • Practicing under the Supervision of D.C. Bar Members
Matthew Vicinanzo, Associate Washington, D.C.
mvicinanzo@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2607
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Matthew Vicinanzo is an associate in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, where he practices in the Health Care and Government Contracts groups. Matthew represents and counsels health care entities and a variety of government contractors in civil litigation matters, including the False Claims Act, as well as in various regulatory and compliance matters.

Matthew’s recent representative matters include:

  • Representing government contractors and health care entities in government investigations and internal investigations relating to the civil False Claims Act.
  • Defending the owner of a small woman-owned radio station in a suit brought by the Department of Justice alleging that the owner violated the False Claims Act by improperly retaining a “new entrant” bidding credit.
  • Providing fraud and abuse compliance counseling and regulatory counseling to a private-equity owned health system in the acquisition of two academically affiliated hospitals.
  • Providing state-specific regulatory compliance advice for a Fortune 100 company regarding pharmaceutical distribution.

Matthew maintains an active pro bono practice, representing small business owners in government investigations, as well as a third-party sexual assault victim in maintaining her privacy in both federal and state court litigation. 

Matthew received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where he served as an editor of the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy and the American Journal of Comparative Law. He also studied at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London, U.K. While in law school, Matthew interned for Chief Judge Jeffrey R. Howard of the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Matthew graduated magna cum laude from Ave Maria University with a B.A. in both history and business administration.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: Virginia

Matthew is admitted in Virginia only, practicing under the supervision of D.C. Bar members.

Professional Associations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Public Contract Law and Health Law Sections


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