New York State Department of Law (Attorney General)
James Sheehan is the Chief of the Charities Bureau for the New York State Department of Law, which is responsible for oversight of the state's non-profit sector, and serves as a member of the advisory board of Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Fraud Report. He has more than 30 years of high-level experience working as an attorney for the city, state and federal governments, having previously served as the Chief Integrity Officer for the New York City Human Resources Administration, which is the nation's largest social services and health care benefits agency. Mr. Sheehan previously served as the Medicaid Inspector General for the State of New York, where he oversaw investigations of fraud and waste within the state's Medicaid program. For more than 25 years, Mr. Sheehan was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He supervised significant national cases, a number of which involved health care matters, as Chief of the Civil Division in the U.S. Attorney's Office. He earned his B.A. from Swathmore College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.