James J. Ko has honed a sharp legal acumen in the specialized realm of healthcare law. At the forefront of James’s practice is a deep focus on complex healthcare transactional and regulatory matters. He has adeptly steered health systems, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and a plethora of medical professionals through the intricacies of Anti-Kickback Statutes, Stark Law, HIPAA compliance, and more. This dedication is further exemplified as James aids diverse entities such as pharmacies, clinical laboratories, and a range of retail, wholesale, and specialty pharmacies.

Beyond healthcare, James has displayed remarkable capability in cannabis law, as seen from his contributions in crafting applications for recreational cannabis dispensaries, craft growers, and transporters.

James is associated with several bar associations, including the American Health Lawyers Association, Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, and Korean American Bar Association of Greater New York. He has also held positions in committees like the Diversity & Inclusion Committee of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys and the Healthcare Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association.



New Jersey

New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, LLM, Health Law

Michigan State College of Law, JD

University of Michigan, BA

The Healthcare Practice Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC welcomes 3 new attorneys

September 13, 2023

The Healthcare Practice Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC continues to expand and is excited to welcome 3 new attorneys to the team, including Counsel Romana Kaleem, Esq., and Associates James Ko, Esq. and Beverly Nwanna, Esq. An experienced corporate and transactional attorney focusing on the healthcare sector, Romana Kaleem brings nearly 20 years of experience […]