A recognized advocate for numerous clients in the health care field, for more than 40 years Joseph Gorrell has provided legal services to physicians, hospitals, medical staffs, and nursing homes. He provides a wide variety of representation, ranging for corporate matters, such as sales and leases of medical practices to litigation in defense of physicians before the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners and insurance fraud defense. Known for his deep experience in transactional and litigation work, Joseph provides legal advice to hospital medical staffs on a variety of subjects and advises physician practice groups in regulatory and corporate matters.
In addition to other accomplishments, Joseph served during law school as the Managing Editor of the Law Review, spent a year as an Appellate Division judicial clerk, and then served more than seven years as a Deputy Attorney General representing the State Division on Civil Rights, the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In recent years, in addition to his advocacy, he has served as a Hearing Officer and as an Arbitrator in disputes between physicians.
A frequent lecturer, Joseph addresses health care organizations, medical schools, and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education on a variety of legal topics. Currently, Joseph is a sought-after speaker for his extensive knowledge of the opioid crisis and its effect on physicians and other prescribers.