Bradley is pleased to announce that Jason P. Mehta, a partner in the firm’s Tampa office, has been selected as a 2020 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).
“We congratulate Jason on his selection as a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity,” said Bradley Director of Inclusion and Diversity George Medlock. “Jason is a great representative of our firm as he and Bradley share a dedication to helping a more diverse generation of attorneys secure leadership positions in the legal industry.”
As a Fellow of the LCLD, Mr. Mehta will participate in one of the most comprehensive legal talent development programs in the country. It is designed to increase diversity at the leadership levels of the nation’s law firms and corporate legal departments. With more than 300 members, the LCLD is a national organization made up of the general counsel and managing partners of the leading corporations and law firms in the country. The LCLD was launched in 2011.
Formerly an assistant U.S. attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville, Fla., Mr. Mehta is a member of Bradley’s Government Enforcement and Investigations Practice Group. He advises companies and individuals on bet-the-company litigation and investigations. His practice relates primarily to responding to and defending government investigations, asset forfeiture actions, False Claims Act (FCA) and qui tam cases, and business litigation matters. He focuses his practice on compound pharmacy, urine toxicology, and telemedicine/telehealth prosecutions. He also routinely counsels private healthcare, banking and other clients on compliance and proactive defense strategies.
As an assistant U.S. attorney, Mr. Mehta worked on both civil and criminal matters throughout the Middle District of Florida, including in Tampa, Fort Myers, Orlando, and Ocala. During his five years as a prosecutor, he recovered nearly a quarter of a billion dollars for the U.S. government through FCA suits and prosecuted dozens of companies and individuals. He was recognized in 2017 with the Department of Justice (DOJ) Director Award, one of the highest honors bestowed upon DOJ employees. Previously, Mr. Mehta also worked as an attorney-adviser for the U.S. Department of State.