Vincent T. Cieslik

Shareholder
Co-Chair, Business and Banking Litigation Department


Co-Chair, Business Litigation Group; Shareholder, Commercial Litigation Groups, Health Care Group.  Focuses his practice in the representation of individuals, small businesses, not-for-profits and and large corporations in complicated and often high-risk litigation. Vince’s areas of expertise are in commercial litigation, health care law, and estate law.

Vince provides his clients with a sophisticated, nuanced approach to solving problems that reflects an understanding of the concerns of modern business. He counsels clients in pre-litigation matters, and seeks to assist clients in resolving disputes and problems at the early stages, through a common sense and real-world approach to business solutions, in order to avoid adverse publicity, minimize the risk of adverse litigation, and save the time and costs of expensive litigation.  Vince’s trial experience allows him to advise clients on the potential liabilities they face, analyze risk, and devise a strategy to best protect the client and its interests.

In his personal time Vince supports the March of Dimes of South Jersey, serves as the Walk Chairman for the March of Dimes Walk for Babies and 5K Run for Babies, and serves as a member of the school board. He also coaches youth basketball and track, and enjoys long distance running including the Philadelphia, New York, and prestigious Boston Marathon.

Representative Matters

Complex Civil, Commercial, and Estate Litigation

Defense of corporations and officers in securities litigation alleging hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, and in civil actions related to ongoing criminal/civil investigations and charges.

Experience handling high risk and complex litigation, in the areas of securities, securities fraud, banking, real estate, franchise, employment, and complex personal injury litigation.

Estate litigation related to estate administration, guardianship litigation, and related real estate law.

Experience handling complicated civil and commercial litigation related to non-competes, shareholder disputes, franchise litigation, banking, and other commercial matters.

Health Business and Banking Care

Representation of companies, physicians, pharmacists, therapists, and health care companies in a wide variety of legal disputes.

Vince has experience handling Medicaid and Medicare fraud cases, whistleblower/qui tam disputes, and complex reimbursement disputes concerning physicians, hospitals and governmental entities.

He has assisted for profit and not-for-profit companies with reimbursement disputes and audits with state and federal agencies.

Has handled complex and extensive civil and criminal claims related to state and federal reimbursement.

Business and Banking

Representation in transaction and litigation matters pertaining to commercial loans, real estate development, construction and various other types of matters.

Honors and Awards

  • Four Time All Atlantic 10 Conference Cross Country, 4 Time Academic All Atlantic 10
  • Two Time All South Jersey Runner
  • Member of Two Time Track State Championship and 2 Time Cross Country State Champion Teams
  • Member of High School Cross Country Team Ranked #1 in U.S.
  • Four Time All Olympic Conference
  • Member of the St. Edwards Hall of Fame
  • Named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” as voted by his peers and facilitated by Law & Politics and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine (including Delaware Super Lawyers)
  • Recognized as Best Attorney in Business as published by South Jersey Biz
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Top Attorneys as published by SJ Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Camden County Bar Association
  • March of Dimes of New Jersey, Board Member, 2013-Present
  • Our Lady of Hope, Regional School Board Member, 2009 – 2015
  • Our Lady of Hope, Regional School Athletic Board Member, 2004 – 2008
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Saint Joseph’s Law Alumni Association
  • St. Jude Regional School Board Member, 2005 – 2008
  • Rutgers School of Law-Camden Student Bar Association, President, 1996-1997
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Temple University, Fellow, 2007
  • Middle School Basketball, Track, & Cross Country Coach
  • Neighbours Inc. Foundation, Board Member

Classes/Seminars

  • “Case Study: Defending, Negotiating and Successfully Resolving A Health Care Audit,” New Jersey Association of Community Providers, September 2017

Interests

  • Boston Marathon (2013 and 2014)
  • New York City Marathon (2016)
  • Philadelphia Marathon (1996, 2011, 2012 and 2013)
  • Philadelphia Half Marathon (2015)
  • Four Time All Atlantic 10 Conference Cross Country, 4 Time Academic All Atlantic 10 Conference Honors
  • Two Time All South Jersey Runner
  • Member of Two Track State Championship and Two Cross Country State Champion Teams
  • Member of High School Cross Country Team Ranked #1 in U.S.
  • Four Time All Olympic Conference
  • Member of the St. Edwards Hall of Fame