ABOUT THE FIRM
In 2015, Attorney Gina Campanella founded Campanella Law Office, LLC. The Firm is inspired by a lifetime of experience growing up in a family that ran a small business/health care facility. It was established with the single purpose of assisting both health care professionals and small business owners with their daily transactional needs and it did not take long to build a national reputation for achieving unparalleled results.
The Firm consists of Ms. Campanella as well as an incredible panel of “Of Counsel” attorneys and Consultants. With over a decade of exclusive experience in business, health care and real estate law, this boutique office is passionate about its work and fully equipped to provide its clients with a variety of services throughout New Jersey, New York, Vermont and Pennsylvania.
Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE
Ms. Campanella is a nationally respected specialist who dedicates herself to educating professionals on issues of business transactions and regulatory compliance. She focuses her practice on business law, health care regulatory and transactional matters, and residential and commercial real estate. She has extensive experience assisting clients with transactional services and regulatory compliance consulting and has provided general counsel services to small and large businesses, medical practices, professional societies and real estate clients alike.
- Seton Hall University, Masters in Healthcare Administration, Magna Cum Laude, 2012
- Seton Hall Law, Juris Doctor, 2005
- Union College, BA, History, 2002
- HIPAA Academy Certified HIPAA Administrator
- Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives, 2017
- State Bar of New Jersey, 2006
- United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2006
- State Bar of New York, 2013
- District of Columbia, 2013
- State Bar of Pennsylvania, 2017
- State Bar of Vermont, 2018
- New Jersey Business & Industry Association
- American College of Healthcare Executives (New Jersey Chapter)
- American Bar Association (Business Law Section)
- National Association of Women Lawyers
- American Health Lawyers Association
- New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (Affiliate)
- Monmouth Ocean Regional Realtors (Affiliate)
- Greater Bergen Association of Realtors (Affiliate)
- New York City Bar Association
- New Jersey Super LawyersTM Rising Star (2014-2015 & 2017-2019)*
- “Best of Bergen” Attorney in Healthcare by Bergen Magazine (2017-2019)
- AVVO “Clients’ Choice Attorney” (2016-2019) with an AVVO rating of “10 out of 10”.*
- “Awesome Attorney” in Business by South Jersey Magazine (2019)
Volunteer Work & Activities
- Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences, Adjunct Professor
- Pro Bono Partnership, Volunteer Attorney, 2015-present
- Union College Alumni, Volunteer, 2002-present
Nima Ashtyani, Esq., LL.M.
Mr. Ashtyani specializes in litigation, mediation, and arbitration with a focus towards elder law and estate administration matters. He also assists clients with estate planning matters, including long-term care planning and Medicaid crisis planning. He is a Graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from Rutgers University. He served as a criminal law clerk for the Honorable Patrick J. Roma, J.S.C. for the 2012-2013 judicial term and earned an LL.M. in Dispute Resolution from the prestigious Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey, New York, & California (inactive)
Contact: Nima Ashtyani
Carolina T. Curbelo, Esq.
Ms. Curbelo is an accomplished immigration law attorney who also specializes in education and real estate law. She aids our business and health care clients in need of employment-sponsored immigration visas or in need of representation related to immigration matters before the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, the Department of State, the Department of Labor and the U.S. federal and state courts. As to her education law practice, Ms. Curbelo represents and advises families on all aspects of special education disputes including evaluations, eligibility, IEP development, program and placement disputes, school discipline, mediation, unilateral and out-of-district placements, litigation, and settlement negotiation.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey, US District Court for the District of New Jersey, Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, & United States Supreme Court
Contact: Carolina T. Curbelo
Cristina N. Hyde, J.D.
Ms. Hyde has turned her career toward writing and editing after an accomplished practice in commercial litigation and education law. She assists the firm with our copyediting for client matters as well as our writing and copyediting for blog, marketing, newsletter, and third-party publications. Ms. Hyde has been a Contributing Editor for Jury Verdict Review & Analysis for over a decade and recently launched her own blog wherein she reviews her family’s favorite books and shares anecdotes about her everyday life.
Bar Admissions: New York (retired), New Jersey (retired), Ohio (inactive)
Contact: Cristina N. Hyde
Nikitas Moustakas, Esq., MBA, LL.M.
Mr. Moustakas focuses his practice on corporate and business counseling, health care, hospital, practice group and physician representation, trademark application, outside general counsel, information technology and other transactional business representation. He provides exceptional complex transactional business services for corporate and business clients of all sizes. His experience representing healthcare, corporate, business, and individual clients includes guidance with contract preparation, review, and negotiation, business transactional law, and real estate/business acquisitions and sales, as well as corporate entity selection, operating agreements, buy-sell agreements, employee and labor matters, trademark matters and assistance with succession planning. Mr. Moustakas also has extensive experience representing community and homeowners associations.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey & New York
Contact: Nikitas Moustakas
Douglas M. Nelson, Esq.
Mr. Nelson assists clients ranging from individuals and startups to hospital systems and publicly traded institutions. His practice includes corporate and business counseling, transactional health care, trademark application, outside general counsel, information technology, and other transactional business representation. Mr. Nelson also litigates estate, trust, fiduciary, and guardianship matters, including inheritance disputes and contested guardianships before New Jersey and Pennsylvania probate and orphans’ courts.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey & Pennsylvania
Contact: Douglas M. Nelson
Jason Santarcangelo, Esq.
Mr. Santarcangelo practices general commercial litigation. His experience includes matters related to insurance fraud, health care law and personal injury as well as matters relating to vacant and abandoned properties. Mr. Santarcangelo also assists clients with arbitration, ERISA matters, and credentialing. In addition, he has experience with complex transactional services involving all aspects of contract negotiations including partnerships, commercial leases, business agreements, employment agreements and independent contractor and subcontractor agreements.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey & New York
Contact: Jason Santarcangelo
Neel Shah, Esq.
An accomplished estate planner and asset protection specialist, Mr. Shah focuses his practice on helping clients as both individuals and as health care professionals or small business owners to protect their wealth and their legacy for themselves and their successors. He uses his skill set to foresee, analyze and implement practice-succession/business-succession techniques for his corporate and individual clients as they initiate and negotiate different chapters of their lives.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, & District of Columbia
Contact: Neel Shah
James S. Wulach, PhD., J.D.
Dr. Wulach is a licensed clinical psychologist and attorney who provides legal consultation and supervision to psychologists and other mental health professionals. He also serves as a Full Professor of Psychology and as the Director of the Postdoctoral Certificate Program in Forensic Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. Dr. Wulach focuses his legal practice on State Board regulatory compliance for psychologists and other licensed therapists as well at representation of professionals before such boards.
Bar Admissions: New Jersey
Contact: James S. Wulach
Go Healthcare, LLC
Go Healthcare, LLC, one of the Leaders in Revenue Cycle Management, has over 15 years of experience in the billing, coding and medical practice consultant arena. Their skilled team of billing and coding professionals focus their time, energy and support on maximizing reimbursement, maintaining compliance and shifting the focus back to where it really belongs, quality patient care. Some of the services available include; credentialing and credentialing review, contracting review and fee schedule analysis and negotiation, provider enrollment, internal compliance review and billing review, mock audit and review/remedy, coding accuracy review, denial and rejection management, appeals and audit services.
Contact: Our RCM Partner
Danielle McKinley – PCIHIPAA
Danielle McKinley is a Certified HIPAA Advisor with 10 years of experience in risk management focusing on HIPAA and PCI compliance. She recently created The HIPAA Chick, and is also one of the founding members of PCIHIPAA and the active Director of Partner Relations. She is an expert on HIPAA compliance for healthcare practices and Business Associates who work with practices. Danielle has a passion for helping doctors understand how to protect their practice from a HIPAA incident with minimal time and resources needed.
Contact: Danielle McKinley
powersolution.com provides Managed IT Services, Computer Network Support and Maintenance, Custom Web Applications Development, Business Data Protection and Recovery, Cloud Solutions, and IT Consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses in New Jersey, New York and nearby regions. They have been supporting SMB IT environments for over 23 years and are recognized by The Channel Company as being in the Top 500 IT Managed Services Providers and Top 100 IT Security providers in the country, several years in a row. Also, industry group CompTIA awarded powersolution.com with Trustmarks in both IT Managed Services and IT Security. Finally, many members of their team have been recognized as HIPAA Certified Professionals.
Simon’s Agency – Collections Services
Simon’s Agency, Inc. has a proven 50-year track record of client satisfaction by leveraging state-of-the-art technology, one-on-one client relations and the vast experience of its management team and multi-lingual collections staff to recover clients’ outstanding receivables. They understand the importance of good bedside manners when it comes to collections and execute with firm, yet compassionate, language and tact. As a leader in debt recovery solutions for five decades, Simon’s offers an unparalleled understanding of the tools and techniques required to deliver superior results to clients and consumers alike. Simon’s offers a full array of debt collection services from early-out and self-pay models to traditional collections, credit reporting and litigation. With the tools, management and training that Simon’s Agency has in place, they are built to scale and have the flexibility to amplify operations to meet the changing demands of the industry and the clients they serve.
Contact: Our Collections Partner