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Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Jack Wenik

One Riverfront Plaza
Newark NJ 07102
(973) 643-5268

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Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.


Founded in 1971, Sills Cummis & Gross has established an outstanding global reputation. Our growth has been made possible by a large national client roster and an ever-expanding list of international corporations. The Firm was featured in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business which ranked the Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Health Care practices first in New Jersey and the Corporate, Litigation, and Employment and Labor practices in the top three in the State in the 2009 edition.

Our growth continues because Sills Cummis & Gross is more than just a law firm. It is a think tank for the industries that choose us. We go beyond what is expected of a law firm by partnering with our clients and taking an insider’s view of each client’s business.

On a national level, our lawyers represent companies from Fortune 500 to emerging growth. On an international level, we are frequently called upon and have been focusing on cross-border transactions with non-U.S. companies doing business in the U.S. As a full-service firm, our clients have access to all of our practice groups, thus alleviating the need to bring in other consultants when ancillary issues arise.

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Practice Groups and some of the Industries we service.

Jack Wenik has extensive federal and state bench and jury trial experience, both civil and criminal. Mr. Wenik has represented a wide array of corporations and individuals in complex civil litigation and grand jury investigations. He has particular expertise representing major health care institutions in federal and state government investigations and other proceedings. He also has extensive experience representing pharmaceutical companies in product liability litigation. Mr. Wenik also counsels health care institutions, individuals and corporations on regulatory matters.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Wenik was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for both the Eastern Districts of New York and Pennsylvania. While an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Mr. Wenik was responsible for the investigation and prosecution of complex fraud and business crimes. He has conducted grand jury investigations of fraud by, and embezzlement from, Fortune 500 corporations and other large business enterprises.

Mr. Wenik has been selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is Co-Chair of the Firm's Professional Relations Committee and Chair of the Firm's Litigation Training Committee.
Education
J.D., Yale University, School of Law, 1985
Editor, Yale Law Journal
Editor, Yale Law & Policy Review
B.A., State University of New York at Albany, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1982
Affiliations
Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
Member, Health Care Compliance Association
Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
Member & Programs Committee, Health and Hospital Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association,
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Section on Health Law, American Bar Association
Member, Section on Litigation, American Bar Association
Member, Section on Criminal Justice, American Bar Association
Committee Liaison to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, American Bar Association, White Collar Crime, Mid-Atlantic Regional Committee
Co-Chair, Mid-Atlantic Regional Committee, White Collar Crime, American Bar Association
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, New York Council of Defense Lawyers
Member, Federal Bar Council
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey
Member, Essex County Bar Association
Member, Eastern District Association
Past President, Yale Law School Association of New Jersey
Adjunct Professor, Legal Research and Writing, Seton Hall Law School
Member, Commerce and Professions Advisory Committee, United Jewish Appeal
Bar Admissions
New York, 1986
New Jersey, 1986
District of Columbia, 1987
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1986
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1987
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1994
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1996
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1999
Authored Articles
12/1/2008 Gary W. Herschman and Jack Wenik - Fraud and Compliance Developments
2/26/2007 Mark S. Olinsky and Jack Wenik - Government and Internal Investigations: Special Issues for Healthcare Providers
7/10/2006 Jack Wenik - Establishing Causation
5/1/2006 Jack Wenik - Corporate compliance and the reporting of crime and misconduct
8/9/2004 Ross Pearlson and Jack Wenik - Are Defendants Better Off Under Blakely?
2/1/2001 Jack Wenik - Supreme Court Continues to Limit Federal Criminal Jurisdiction
Related Press Releases
8/5/2009 Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Retains Prestige in 2010 Best Lawyers ®
4/16/2009 Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Members Speak at the Home Care Association of NJ’s Annual Conference
10/28/2008 Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Member, Jack Wenik, Appointed Co-Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section White Collar Crime Committee’s Mid-Atlantic Region Subcommittee
Relevant News
4/30/2007 Jack Wenik - McNulty Memo: When fed wave gun at heads of corp lawyers
Relevant Events
4/30/2009 Gary W. Herschman and Jack Wenik - Fraud & Abuse Issues and Avoiding Whistleblower Exposures
10/30/2008 Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. - Recent Developments in Corporate Prosecutions: Views from the Prosecution and Defense in the Northeast
10/24/2008 Jack Wenik - NJHA Corporate Compliance & In-House Counsel Meeting
4/15/2008 Lynne Anne Anderson, Gary W. Herschman, Mark S. Olinsky and Jack Wenik - Fraud and Abuse and Whistleblower Symposium: Hospitals Under Siege - What's New and How to Reduce Exposure
3/11/2008 Jack Wenik - Conducting Internal Investigations - NJHA's Corporate Compliance Constituency Group Meeting
5/3/2007 Jack Wenik - The McNulty Memo: New Guideline for Investigating and Prosecuting Corporations
2/8/2007 Jack Wenik and Lynne Anderson - Regulatory and Employment Issues in Reporting Clinical and Other Misconduct and Best Practices for Background Screening
12/7/2006 Jack Wenik - The Right Stuff: What It Means To Be A Health Care Lawyer - Perspectives And Advice From Prominent Practitioners

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