About John T. Lepore

John Lepore concentrates his practice in litigation matters, including insurance and health care fraud. His clients are typically large national insurers who offer various types of insurance, including automobile, property and health insurance. He advises clients on various business issues including the best way to handle claims and litigation strategies to combat systemic insurance fraud.

The best litigation strategy is to resolve or minimize issues before they get to court

John has extensive experience in evaluating and minimizing risk to his clients. He counsels clients regarding different approaches to claims handling to reduce or prevent improper payments. He also focuses on tailoring strategies to particular claims handling environments and jurisdictions across the country. In addition, John develops creative strategies for matters that align with each client's long-term objectives and priorities.

John also has developed close relationships with medical experts and other subject matter experts who assist in evaluating the potential for fraud. He has a history of collaborating efficiently and effectively with other attorneys and insurers nationwide to identify fraudulent claim trends. Finally, he has experience identifying and keeping track of the parties driving systemic fraudulent insurance claims before such claims are made or paid.

John takes pride in being part of Katten's insurance fraud team. He stays current on the latest legal deterrence strategies used to stop or limit fraudulent insurance claims practices, and maintains regular contact with his clients and colleagues regarding developments in the laws and practices in jurisdictions across the country. John also attends and participates in meetings with clients around the country to discuss emerging trends in fraudulent claims for insurance and health care benefits.

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Practice Focus

  • Litigation
  • Insurance and health care fraud litigation