From 1972 until 1980, prior to entering the private practice of law, Mr. LaBue served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey represented the New Jersey licensing boards for healthcare professionals, primarily the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, and was the Section Chief supervising Deputy Attorneys General who represented licensing boards.
Since 1982, Mr. LaBue has represented Saint George's University School of Medicine, an international medical school. Based upon Mr. LaBue's representation, Saint George received approval from the State of New Jersey to establish clinical programs to educate its third and fourth year medical students in New Jersey. Presently, St. George maintains clinical programs at eighteen New Jersey teaching hospitals. Mr. LaBue also provides advice on medical educational programs and has successfully represented another international medical school in obtaining approval to train its third and fourth year students at New Jersey teaching hospitals. Mr. LaBue previously represented the medical staffs at Mountainside Hospital, Bayonne Hospital and Irvington General Hospital
In his private practice of health care law, Mr. LaBue represents physicians before the New Jersey Medical Board concerning initial licensure as a physician and during challenges to a licensee's status, at the administrative hearing, trial and appellate levels. Mr. LaBue also represents physicians and other medical professionals regarding hospital privileges, interactions with medical insurance carriers such as Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies and on educational and regulatory issues. Public documents pertaining to past representation may be obtained by request.
Mr. LaBue also advises physicians about medical practice issues, the formation of private practices, and representation during partnership disputes and dissolutions. Mr. LaBue frequently works with attorneys in the White Collar Criminal Law section who defend healthcare professionals facing criminal charges that will negatively impact their New Jersey professional license.
Mr. LaBue served in the United States Army from 1962 to 1965. In 1971, he received both his B.S. in Accounting from St. Peter's College and his J.D. from Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey. A New Jersey native, Mr. LaBue has resided in the State of New Jersey his entire life.
New Jersey (1971)
Professional Memberships, Associations and Activities:
New Jersey State Bar, Healthcare Section
American Bar Association