Alex Keoskey’s practice focuses on healthcare litigation and complex regulatory compliance issues for the firm’s healthcare and litigation groups. His primary area of expertise is defending physicians, dentists, chiropractors, pharmacists, nurses and public and private health care entities in myriad employment, administrative and regulatory compliance challenges, including the handling of disciplinary actions brought by state licensing boards, investigations brought by OIG, FDA, DEA and other government agencies, employment law claims, medical malpractice actions, billing-related fraud claims and other actions brought against health care facilities and individual providers by government entities, third party insurers and private parties. Alex regularly litigates such matters in state and federal court, the N.J. Office of Administrative Law and before hospital hearing committees.

Since 2003, Alex has served as litigation and compliance counsel for the North Hudson Community Action Corp., a federally qualified health center (“FQHC”) accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). The North Hudson Community Action Corp. has over 750 employees, at over 22 locations in Hudson, Bergen, and Passaic counties.

Alex is a New Jersey native. He received his B.A. from Rutgers University in Political Science, and his J.D. from Rutgers as well. Following his graduation, he served as a judicial law clerk in the New Jersey Superior Court-Law Division. He then spent six years as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey within its Division of Law, first defending state agencies against civil actions in state and federal court. Later, he was assigned to the Professional Boards Prosecution Section handling matters assigned by the N.J. Boards of Medical Examiners, Pharmacy, Dental Examiners, Chiropractic Examiners, Optometrists, Nursing and Physical Therapy.

Alex is also a faculty member at PBI Education, providing clinicians and educators preventative education and personalized remedial interventions that reduce lapses in professionalism, thereby improving competence and performance. Attorneys on PBI’s faculty are chosen based on their legal knowledge relating to healthcare law and regulation. Alex frequently lectures before physicians, hospitals and other health organizations regarding regulatory compliance and the impact of licensing board, insurance company, civil malpractice claims and hospital privilege actions and has authored several published articles in both medical and legal professional journals. He is also an active member of the American Society of Medical Association Counsel and is certified by the American Society of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Professional Health Compliance Officer. Alex also provides continuing legal education through the National Business Institute (NBI), The N.J. Association for Justice and the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) relating to health law, employment law and professional liability.

Alex has significant trial and litigation experience in N.J. Superior Court, U.S. District Court, the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, New Jersey Workers Compensation Courts, and other tribunals within New Jersey and is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, one of only 2% of such attorneys in our state. The Litigation Counsel of America’s (LCA) Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, which invites less than one-half of one percent of American trial lawyers to its ranks, chose Alex as a Fellow in 2012 and a Senior Fellow in 2022. Alex is a Member of LCA’s Trial Law and Diversity Law Institutes.

Before beginning his legal career, Alex worked for the State Treasurer of New Jersey as a Legislative Analyst and Investigator. Prior to those assignments, Alex was on active duty with the United States Marine Corp, serving with the 1st and 3rd Marine infantry divisions in the Far East and in Southern California from 1980-1983. He also served alongside the U.S. Department of State in the USMC security forces for the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR from 1984-1985 and U.S. diplomatic posts in Frankfurt, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden in 1985 and 1986. Alex’s last duty assignment in the USMC was as a member of the diplomatic security force for the October 1986 Superpower summit meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland between President Ronald Reagan, and USSR General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in October 1986.

American Society of Medical Association Counsel, Member

  • New Jersey, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • New York

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law, J.D., Member of the Student Bar Association, 1996
  • Rutgers University, B.A., With Honors, 1990

New Jersey Healthcare Alert: AMA Opposing APNs Expanded Scope of Practice in NJ

January 27, 2023

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 112, which waived existing practice restrictions for advanced practice nurses (APNs). A proposed New Jersey Senate Bill (S-1522) would go further, permanently expanding the scope of practice for APNs. The AMA is opposed to this bill, based on their position that APNs do not receive […]

Alex Keoskey, Esq. Co-Authors Article for the New York Law Journal Titled “Representing Physicians in Criminal, Civil and Regulatory Actions”

February 3, 2023

“Like all professionals, physicians can become the target of civil, criminal, regulatory or administrative actions by law enforcement, prosecutorial and regulatory authorities. Unlike many other professionals, however, physicians are subject to an adverse action reporting system at both the state and federal level.” In today’s issue of the New York Law Journal, Mandelbaum Barrett Healthcare Litigation […]

Mandelbaum Barrett is pleased to announce that Healthcare Litigation Partner Alex Keoskey, Esq. has joined the faculty of PBI Education.

January 26, 2023

PBI Faculty are selected based on their clinical, academic, and professional skillsets. The PBI Mission is to safeguard the public by providing clinicians and educators preventative education and personalized remedial interventions that reduce lapses in professionalism, thereby improving competence and performance. Learn more about the PBI Education program here. 

Alex Keoskey, Esq. was a Recent Guest on “Latte with a Lawyer” Podcast

December 1, 2022

Mandelbaum Barrett Healthcare Litigation Partner, Alex Keoskey, Esq. was a recent guest on EmotionTrac’s “Latte with a Lawyer” Podcast. In the episode, Alex discusses his professional background and practice which focuses on healthcare litigation and complex regulatory compliance issues for the firm’s healthcare and litigation groups. Alex regularly litigates matters in state and federal court, […]

Why You Want to Avoid an Adverse Report to the National Practitioner Database – Alex Keoskey Authors for Medical Economics

November 1, 2022

Health care providers practice in a regulatory environment that is evolving at a dizzying pace. Within the last century, physicians have journeyed from an entirely self-regulated guild to a complex system of rigid enforcement controlled by lawyers, compliance officers and government regulators. However, the most significant aspect of health law that has changed markedly over […]

Alex Keoskey, Esq., Healthcare Partner at Mandelbaum Barrett recently contributed to an article in the May 12th issue of DecisionHealth – Medical Practice Resources Part B News titled “When audit, discipline are not enough, report defrauding providers.”

May 19, 2022

Alex Keoskey interviewed for Medical Economics article titled "Dealing with Medical Board Complaints"

January 13, 2022

Alex Keoskey, Esq., a partner in the Healthcare department at Mandelbaum Barrett was interviewed for an article in the January 11th, 2022 issue of Medical Economics. "Physicians should take medical board complaints far more seriously than a medical malpractice complaint," he says. "Physicians need to be aware of the reporting requirements enshrined in state and federal law relating to adverse actions by medical boards."