Steven I. Okoye is an associate on the Corporate and Health Law teams at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
Mr. Okoye represents public and private companies of all sizes as well as hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physicians, dentists, nurses and other healthcare providers in mergers and acquisitions and strategic transactions with respect to the formation and structure of healthcare entities, including joint ventures and affiliation agreements, asset purchase and stock purchase agreements, and employment agreements.
On the healthcare regulatory side, Mr. Okoye helps clients navigate the federal and state regulations affecting their operations, including New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners regulations, New Jersey Department of Health licensing standards, HIPAA, anti-kickback laws and self-referral (Stark) laws, and other fraud and abuse laws. In addition, Mr. Okoye manages audits and appeals involving Pharmacy Benefit Managers as well as network access and termination applications.
Prior to joining Wilentz, Mr. Okoye gained practical insight in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, as Law Clerk for the Honorable Thomas W. Sumners, Jr., J.A.D.
Mr. Okoye earned his law degree at Rutgers Law School in 2017, where he received the Dean's Award for Service. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Temple University in 2011. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
Mr. Okoye is a member of The Collective, a professional group of African American attorneys created to promote community service, business development, and mentorship among attorneys of color in New Jersey law firms and in-house departments.