About

Mark Josephs at his downtown Boston officeMark Josephs is owner and principal of the Law Office of Mark L Josephs.

Previously, Mr. Josephs spent sixteen years at the United States Department of Justice, where he was first a civil litigator and then a criminal prosecutor of consumer-related fraud. At the Justice Department, Mr. Josephs brought high-profile criminal prosecutions of, and civil enforcement cases against, entities and individuals engaged in health care and financial fraud, including pharmaceutical companies, dietary supplement sellers, and telemarketers. Mr. Josephs’s work at the Justice Department led to record-breaking judgments and awards, and his civil litigation work included a series of complex civil commercial cases that reached the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Josephs received a number of awards during his government service, including the Attorney General’s Award, the highest award offered by the Justice Department. He also served as an instructor in civil and criminal litigation topics at the renowned Justice Department training center.

Immediately following his tenure at the Department of Justice, Mr. Josephs was a partner at the former Edwards Wildman Palmer, where he focused on health care law and white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Josephs also was an associate at a large Washington D.C. litigation firm, and, prior to law school, he served as a legislative assistant to former United States Senator Wyche Fowler, Jr.

Mr. Josephs received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Michigan. He is currently an instructor in White Collar Crime at Boston University Law School.

Awards

  • Attorney General Award for Exceptional Service (Highest DOJ award) (2010).
  • Executive Office for United States Attorneys Director’s Award (2011).
  • National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Award (2010).
  • Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General Cooperative Achievement Awards (2010, 2013).
  • Civil Division Special Commendation Awards (2000, 2005, 2009).
  • Food and Drug Administration Office of Criminal Investigations Award (2008).
  • Chief Postal Inspector Award (2008).
  • Federal Trade Commission Outstanding Performance Award (2005).

Admitted in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, and Illinois