Simon Allentuch

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Simon Allentuch

Simon Allentuch

For the past twenty-five years, Simon Allentuch has represented healthcare providers, small businesses and individuals in business disputes, employment and health care related matters.  He was a partner in a large Connecticut firm before he joined Aeton Law Partners, where he is Chair of the Health Care Provider Group.  Simon combines deep practical knowledge with a high-level business litigation practice before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.  Attorney Allentuch has been designated as a Super Lawyer for business litigation starting in 2014 and each year thereafter.

Attorney Allentuch approaches every legal problem with determination and intellectual curiosity.  He does not believe in simply working up a file.  He strives to determine ‘what does the client really want’ and ‘what is the end game’ so that the client achieves his or her goal as cost effectively and quickly as possible.  Whether he is analyzing a business problem or an employment law issue, Attorney Allentuch counsels clients to follow a practical approach which fosters rather than damages the internal culture of their businesses/workplaces.

Areas of Practice

Health Care Providers

  • Government Regulation: Stark, Anti-kickback Statute, HIPAA, and Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, licensing issues
  • Payor Issues: payor contracting, disputes with private payors and payor audits
  • Healthcare practice issues: practice formation, employment agreements, non-compete agreements, mergers and dissolutions, fiduciary duties and group governance issues
  • Hospital issues: credentialing, hospital/physician relationship, and contracting
  • Peer review issues
  • Business advising
  • Employment law: advising groups on all employment and human resources issues

Employment Law

  • Terminations
  • Leave time – Family Medical Leave Act and various state statutes
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Independent contractor status
  • Employment agreements
  • Severance negotiations
  • Layoffs
  • Human resources issues

Commercial Litigation

  • Disputes among partners
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • ERISA litigation on behalf of providers and patients
  • Environmental litigation
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Class actions
  • Employment litigation
  • Healthcare litigation

Education

Mr. Allentuch received his B.A. degree from the University of Chicago, with Departmental and General Honors, and his J.D. degree from New York University School of Law, where he served as an associate editor for the Review of Law and Social Change.

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Speaking Engagements

Attorney Allentuch is a regular speaker at continuing legal education seminars for other lawyers. He was been a featured speaker at the following seminars:

  • Advanced Employment Law Seminar
  • Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the “Rambo” Litigator
  • Connecticut Employment Law
  • Civil Trial: Everything You Need to Know
  • The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit Seminar
  • Your Top 11 Employment Law Questions: Answered

Videos

Simon Allentuch Videos
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Attorney Simon Allentuch | Our Attorneys Focus on Your Problem
Attorney Simon Allentuch | Our Attorneys Focus on Your Problem
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Attorney Simon Allentuch | Why I Practice Law
Attorney Simon Allentuch | Why I Practice Law
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