John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

John W. Van Lonkhuyzen: Attorney with Verrill Dana LLP
  • Partner at Verrill Dana LLP
  • One Portland Square, P.O. Box 586, Portland, ME 04112-0586
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  • John Van Lonkhuyzen is a partner in the firm’s Trial and Health Care Groups and chairs its Criminal Defense, White Collar and Government Enforcement Practice Group. He serves clients from Verrill Dana's Boston and Portland offices. John focuses his practice on compliance, government and internal investigations, and white collar criminal defense, with an emphasis on the health care industry and antitrust matters. John has extensive experience leading complex multi-defendant investigations, managing vast amounts of electronic data and confidential information, building cases, and trying those cases to verdict – or resolving them short of charge or trial where that is appropriate.

    Mr. Van Lonkhuyzen has tried numerous federal and state criminal cases involving bid rigging, fraud, political corruption, tax and national security issues. He has also conducted and defended merger and civil non-merger antitrust investigations. John has investigated and tried cases in federal district courts across the United States, and in various counties in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has also argued appeals before several United States Courts of Appeals.

    Prior to joining the firm, John spent almost 20 years with the United States Department of Justice, where he worked in the Antitrust, Criminal and National Security Divisions. John investigated mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries, and prosecuted complex, multi-defendant bid-rigging and other white collar crime in the health care, financial services and other industries for the Antitrust Division. He also managed and conducted terrorism and national security investigations and prosecutions for the Criminal and National Security Divisions. As a prosecutor, John has worked closely with a variety of federal and state law enforcement, investigatory and regulatory authorities, as well as foreign counterparts.

    After his clerkship, John practiced as an associate in the Litigation Department of Ropes & Gray from 1985 until 1991, where he represented health care, higher education and high-tech clients in antitrust, medical malpractice, intellectual property and other matters. John then joined the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General, where he prosecuted political corruption, economic crimes and other matters, before joining the U.S. Department of Justice.

    John has served as a bar advocate, providing criminal defense representation to indigent defendants, and on the boards of directors of several day care centers.
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Biography

John Van Lonkhuyzen is a partner in the firm’s Trial and Health Care Groups and chairs its Criminal Defense, White Collar and Government Enforcement Practice Group. He serves clients from Verrill Dana's Boston and Portland offices. John focuses his practice on compliance, government and internal investigations, and white collar criminal defense, with an emphasis on the health care industry and antitrust matters. John has extensive experience leading complex multi-defendant investigations, managing vast amounts of electronic data and confidential information, building cases, and trying those cases to verdict - or resolving them short of charge or trial where that is appropriate.

Mr. Van Lonkhuyzen has tried numerous federal and state criminal cases involving bid rigging, fraud, political corruption, tax and national security issues. He has also conducted and defended merger and civil non-merger antitrust investigations. John has investigated and tried cases in federal district courts across the United States, and in various counties in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has also argued appeals before several United States Courts of Appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, John spent almost 20 years with the United States Department of Justice, where he worked in the Antitrust, Criminal and National Security Divisions. John investigated mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries, and prosecuted complex, multi-defendant bid-rigging and other white collar crime in the health care, financial services and other industries for the Antitrust Division. He also managed and conducted terrorism and national security investigations and prosecutions for the Criminal and National Security Divisions. As a prosecutor, John has worked closely with a variety of federal and state law enforcement, investigatory and regulatory authorities, as well as foreign counterparts.

After his clerkship, John practiced as an associate in the Litigation Department of Ropes & Gray from 1985 until 1991, where he represented health care, higher education and high-tech clients in antitrust, medical malpractice, intellectual property and other matters. John then joined the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General, where he prosecuted political corruption, economic crimes and other matters, before joining the U.S. Department of Justice.

John has served as a bar advocate, providing criminal defense representation to indigent defendants, and on the boards of directors of several day care centers.

Clerkships

•Hon. Richard D. Cudahy , U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Honors

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Received Katahdin Counsel Recognition for Pro Bono efforts (2016)
IRS Criminal Investigation Chief’s Award, recognizing excellence in tax and
financial investigation of corruption in the municipal bonds reinvestment
market on the Munibonds team (2014)
Assistant Attorney General’s Award, for work on the Munibonds team, including
trial of United States v. Ghavami, et al. (S.D.N.Y.) (2013)
Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S.
National Security, for prosecution of United States v. Moussaoui (E.D.VA.)
(2006)
Director of Central Intelligence's Medallion Seal, for remarkable contributions to
the CIA's mission in the global war on terrorism (2006)
Counterterrorism Section's Reynolds Award, for outstanding contributions as an
attorney (2004)

Public Service

Instructor, Adjunct Faculty, Seton Hall University Law School, “Issues in
Counterterrorism” (Spring 2008)
Board of Directors, Westfield Day Care Center, Inc. (2008 to 2014), President
(2010 to 2014)
Board of Directors, Clara Barton Center for Children, Inc. (2003-2007), President
(2005-2007)

Highlights

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Recognized as Katahdin Counsel in 2016.

Events

October 11, 2017

Antitrust in Healthcare - Foundations, Operations, Transactions
Speaking Engagements
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

April 26, 2017

Antitrust in Healthcare -Foundations, Operations, Transactions
Speaking Engagements
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

March 3, 2016

Current Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Developments in Maine
Speaking Engagements
Kathleen Gleason Healy, John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

November 19, 2015

MaineCare & Regulatory Update
Speaking Engagements
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

March 17, 2015

Threats and Red Flags: Export Control Risks and Regulations
Speaking Engagements
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

May 14, 2014

Medicare and Billing Compliance Hot Topics and Washington Update
Speaking Engagements
Mark A. Borreliz, Gary A. Rosenberg, John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

News

March 8, 2018

To Help Women Advance, Their Trailing Spouses Get Job-Hunting Aid
Media Mentions
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

November 8, 2016

Verrill Dana Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Service
Press Releases
Tawny L. Alvarez, Heidi A. Bean, Seth S. Coburn, Jonathan M. Dunitz, James G. Goggin, Nora R. Healy, Rita S. Heimes, Christopher S. Lockman, Marie J. Mueller, Stephen B. Segal, Spencer R. Thibodeau, Mathew J. Todaro, John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

July 27, 2016

Mass. Hospital Says Suit Against Competitor Wasn't Sham
Media Mentions
Thomas O. Bean, Jeffrey L. Heidt, John W. Van Lonkhuyzen, Rachel M. Wertheimer

January 22, 2015

Verrill Dana Attorneys Help to Launch Maine Chapter of Federal Bar Association
Timothy R. Shannon, John W. Van Lonkhuyzen, Rachel M. Wertheimer

March 24, 2014

Former Department of Justice Prosecutor to Lead Verrill Dana’s Fraud and White Collar Defense Teams
Press Releases
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

Publications

February 16, 2016

CMS' Final 60-Day Overpayment Rule
Alerts and Newsletters
Gary Rosenberg , Paul Shaw , and John Van Lonkhuyzen

June 18, 2015

Supreme Court Decides Two False Claims Act Issues
Alerts and Newsletters
John Van Lonkhuyzen

December 22, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Clarifies - and Narrows - Insider Trading Liability
Alerts and Newsletters
John Van Lonkhuyzen

October 20, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Clarifies Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations
Alerts and Newsletters
John Van Lonkhuyzen

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Litigation & Trial
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Criminal Defense, White Collar & Government Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Industry Group
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Business & Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(207) 253-4624  Phone
(207) 253-4625  Fax
www.verrilldana.com/jvanlonkhuyzen
University Attended:
Yale University, M.Phil., 1984; Yale University, M.A., 1982; Amherst College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1979
Law School Attended:
Yale Law School, J.D., 1983
Year of First admission:
1985
Admission:
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; U.S. Court of Appeals (Seventh Circuit); U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico; U.S. Court of Appeals (First Circuit); 1987, Maine; 1985, Massachusetts
ISLN:
901853019

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (12 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 05/18/15 in Antitrust

    John worked as part of my group in the Counterterrorism Section at the U.S. Department of Justice from 2002 to 2006. He capably handled some of the most challenging work in the group. He is intelligent, collaborative and hard-working. He consistent... Read more

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    John worked as part of my group in the Counterterrorism Section at the U.S. Department of Justice from 2002 to 2006. He capably handled some of the most challenging work in the group. He is intelligent, collaborative and hard-working. He consistently did an outstanding job on all of his matters and is someone I would not hesitate to engage or recommend. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 05/15/15 in Antitrust and Trade Regulation

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