With a combined 30 years of exclusive experience in the dynamic field of healthcare law, Ms. Nan Gallagher and Ms. Gina Campanella understand the unique needs and concerns of the healthcare industry.

Their team of 10 attorneys with a diverse spectrum of areas of practice invokes a dynamic and collaborative approach to the healthcare client experience.

Gallagher Campanella LLC provides comprehensive care to a wide range of healthcare clients in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont.


William G. Melchior, Director of Business Relations
William G. Melchior, Jr. - Director of Business Relations


Raymond F. Posa, MBA – Consultant

Ray is the President and Founder of The Manta Group, a HIPAA and Technology consulting firm based in Farmingdale, NJ. After receiving a BS in Airport Management and a MBA in Information Systems, Ray spent several years as a database programmer and project manager for several military projects. It was this background that helped hone a unique skill set of analyzing the operations of small companies and medical practices and applying appropriate technological solutions.  Professionalism, dedication, and attention to detail are some of the traits that have made Ray a preeminent leader in his field. He establishes long-term relationships with his clients and helps them evolve as the technologies evolve. With an extensive background in computer security from the military, Ray has emerged as a HIPAA expert and shows medical practices how to leverage the requirements of HIPAA into improved office efficiency and security.

Contact:Raymond F. Posa

Todd Gieger, Esq.

Todd graduated from Seton Hall University and went to work with GMAC to handle potential loss files. Three years later, he went to work with a commercial collection firm as a sales manager climbing the ranks until later being promoted to VP of Sales. Shortly thereafter, he started his  own collection firm that later was acquired. Thereafter, he consulted several major collection law firms for 10 years prior to partnering with David E. Gray. Todd is nationally recognized amongst his peers for his outstanding work, achievements and is regularly invited to lecture locally and nationally.  Most poignantly, as a licensed and bonded Private Investigator through the NJ State Police, Todd brings an enhanced dynamic to locating debtors and finding assets to pay debts.

Todd is in his 29th year in the collection business.

Contact: Todd Gieger

Nikitas Moustakas, Esq.

Nikitas’ practice focuses on corporate and business counseling, healthcare, hospital, practice group and physicians representation, trademark application, outside general counsel, information technology and other transactional business representation. Nick provides exceptional complex transactional business services for corporate and business clients of all sizes.

Bar Admissions: New Jersey
Contact: Nikitas Moustakas

Douglas M. Nelson, Esq.

Doug’s practice includes corporate and business counseling, transactional healthcare, trademark application, outside general counsel, information technology, and other transactional business representation, for clients ranging from individuals and start ups to hospital systems and publicly traded institutions. Mr. Nelson also litigates estate, trust, fiduciary, and guardianship matters, including will challenges and contested guardianships before New Jersey and Pennsylvania probate and orphans’ courts.

Bar Admissions: New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Contact: Douglas M. Nelson

Bonny Rafel, Esq.

Bonny and her staff are known for their experience, knowledge of the law, compassion, and tireless advocacy for their clients.  With her talented team of nurse, finance and career paralegals, Bonny manages every detail of each case and guides her clients through the process to obtain the disability benefits they deserve.  She regularly meets with clients to review their policies, track their medical conditions and occupational demands to strategize the best method of optimizing the claims under the group and individual contracts. She appeals the wrongful denial of benefits both at the administrative appeal level and in litigation.

Contact: Bonny Rafel

Jason Santarcangelo, Esq.

As part of the firm’s Litigation Department, Jason’s practice focuses on a vast array of civil matters including litigation, arbitration, ERISA, and credentialing, covering a broad range of issues such as contract, general commercial litigation, insurance fraud, healthcare, personal injury and vacant and abandoned property.  He develops strategies for all client matters discerning legal claims and defenses necessary for the successful resolution without irrelevant discovery and unnecessary motion practice. Jason also represents our clients providing complex transactional services involving all aspects of contract negotiation including partnerships, business agreements, commercial leases and subcontractor, independent contractors and employment agreements.

Bar Admissions: New Jersey, New York

Contact: Jason Santarcangelo

Neel Shah, Esq.

An accomplished estate planner and asset protection specialist, Neel focuses his practice on helping individuals involved in healthcare, their families & their practices/businesses to protect their wealth and their legacy for themselves, as well as current and future generations. He uses his skill set to foresee, analyze and implement practice-succession/business-succession techniques for his corporate and individual clients as they initiate different stages of their lives.

Bar Admissions: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and District of Columbia
Contact: Neel Shah

Karen S. Wachs, Esq.

Karen practices as both a healthcare and commercial litigator and a transactional attorney. Her practice focus ranges from healthcare and ERISA representing medical practitioners, commercial litigation, real estate and business matters and condominium law. She is also very familiar with FDCPA and state consumer fraud issues. Business representation includes company formations, and the preparing of related documents including corporate by-laws, operating agreements and buy-sell agreements. Her commercial real estate experience includes purchase and sale of properties as well as lease preparation, review and negotiation

Bar Admissions: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and District of Columbia
Contact: Karen S. Wachs


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Welcome to The Fortress! Comprehensive “Medical Estate Planning” for Physicians & Medical Practices

Gallagher Campanella LLC is pleased to launch The Fortress, a new program for physicians seeking to protect their practices, patients and families in the event of their unfortunate disability or passing before retirement. The Program Includes: Authorization of Gallagher Campanella LLC to ensure disposition and dissolution of your Practice upon death.* Authorization of Gallagher Campanella…

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