Prior to joining Feldesman Tucker, Mr. Hersi served as general counsel for the National Community Pharmacists Association, a national pharmacy trade association.
Mr. Hersi also previously served as the Chief Compliance Officer at Howard University Hospital and Howard University in Washington, DC, managing all privacy matters at Howard University and in the Howard University Hospital, and data privacy breaches. Mr. Hersi led, implemented, and managed compliance and legal initiatives for Howard University Hospital and Howard University Medical School’s Faculty Practice plan.
Mr. Hersi has extensive experience on legal matters involving post-secondary educational institutions. At Howard University, he had oversight over the undergraduate and graduate academic programs, accreditation, federal financial aid, NCAA athletics compliance, Title IX and Clery Act compliance, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, distance education, and enterprise privacy matters. Prior to joining Howard University, Mr. Hersi worked with other proprietary postsecondary educational institutions at Delta Career Education Corporation.
As an Assistant United States Attorney, Mr. Hersi represented the United States in bench and jury trials in federal court in civil and criminal matters, with a focus on healthcare fraud and abuse. During his tenure as a federal prosecutor, he conducted investigations involving government contractors, financial institutions, educational institutions, and technology companies in criminal and civil investigations.