Christopher A. Iacono


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Iacono Christopher A.
Practice Areas

New Jersey
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – New Jersey

J.D., magna cum laude, Widener University Delaware Law School
B.A., Ursinus College

United States ex rel. Vincent A. DiMezza, Jr. v. The Boeing Company, No. 2-10-cv-000634 (E.D. Pa.)

Sternberg v. Nanticoke Memorial Hosp., Inc., 15 A.3d 1225 (Del. 2011)

Sternberg v. Nanticoke Memorial Hosp., Inc., 2009 WL 3531791 (Del. Super. Ct. 2009)

Speaking Engagements

CHRISTOPHER A. IACONO is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. He practices in the Cybersecurity & Privacy; Government Enforcement, Compliance, and White Collar Litigation; Health Care; and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups.

Mr. Iacono focuses his litigation practice on commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, compliance, health care litigation, and professional licensing litigation.

Mr. Iacono regularly represents government or private institutions and individuals before local, state, and federal grand juries. He has conducted dozens of internal investigations related to fraud and abuse issues, ethics violations, NCAA violations, Title VII violations, and Title IX violations. He also has extensive experience concerning a myriad of legal issues relevant to representing target, subject, and witnesses in grand jury proceedings.

Representative Matters include:

  • Defense of trucking companies
  • Defending physicians and health care providers in a variety of health care fraud investigations
  • Defending a large radiology practice against alleged Anti-Kickback violations
  • Developing and providing fraud and abuse training for an engineering firm
  • Representing a large metropolitan city during state and federal investigations of city organizations
  • Representing an orthopedic surgeon in a credentialing action against a hospital
  • Defending a chief financial officer of a publicly traded company in a class action securities case brought by shareholders
  • Defending a horse breeding operation in a civil RICO action initiated by investors
  • Defending a former Chief Operating Officer in a civil RICO action
  • Providing compliance guidance to a major Internet Service Provider concerning the reporting and handling of inappropriate materials under federal, state and international law

In addition, Mr. Iacono has significant experience handling multi-lines casualty claims and coverage matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Iacono worked for several years as a Litigation Specialist for AIG. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Iacono clerked for the Honorable Joseph R. Slights, III of the Superior Court of Delaware. Additionally, he completed a legal internship with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and an externship with the Honorable Jack B. Jacobs of the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Mr. Iacono is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Justinian Society, the Criminal Law Committee of the Federal Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL). He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He served on the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association of Widener University School of Law.

Mr. Iacono served as Co-chair of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the ABA’s Criminal Justice Section White Collar Committee Young Lawyers’ Division. He served previously as a Steering Committee Member for the Philadelphia Young Lawyers Division of the ABA White Collar Crime Committee.

Mr. Iacono has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2014 through 2022 as well as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2010 through 2013 in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense.

While attending Widener University Delaware Law School, Mr. Iacono served as the Editor-in-Chief of The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. Additionally, he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, was on the Dean’s Honors List, was a Widener Scholar, a Charles P. Mirachi Sr. Memorial Scholar, and a Paul Issac Leiter Memorial Scholar, and he received the Widener University Delaware Law School Outstanding Service Award, the Donald E. Paese Best Student Article Award, and the Russell R. Levin Memorial Award.

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Speaking Engagements

“Privacy, Data and Cyber Security: The Current Legal Landscape,” AICUP Campus Leaders Forum (virtual), June 7, 2022

“Privacy, Data and Cyber Security: The Current Legal Landscape,” Professional Liability Attorney Network (webcast available at, April 28, 2022

“Privacy, Data and Cyber Security: The Current Legal Landscape,” Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP CLE (virtual), November 11, 2021

“Privacy & Data Security: The Current Legal Landscape and What’s Next in 2021?” Professional Liability Attorney Network (webcast available at, November 19, 2020

“Understanding Pennsylvania Grand Jury Practice,” Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP (Pittsburgh, PA), May 16, 2018

“Understanding Pennsylvania Grand Jury Practice,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Philadelphia, PA), July 21, 2016

“Firearms Offenses,” 23rd Annual National Seminar on Federal Sentencing Guidelines (St. Petersburg, FL), June 11-13, 2014

“The Collateral Consequences of Healthcare Prosecutions,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Health Law Institute (Philadelphia, PA), March 13-14, 2014