Attorney Ken Gogel returned over sixteen million dollars to consumers in a national class action law suit against Morgan Stanley that challenged the collection of money from consumers who had filed bankruptcy cases. Ken ended an industry practice of collecting money from consumers on unsecured claims discharged in bankruptcy by resolving several national class action cases in which he was lead counsel against major credit card banks in lawsuits resolved in Boston and Chicago. Ken was successful in ending the use by insurance companies of a computerized database of medical charge data to reduce medical provider reimbursement claims when he settled a national class action law suit pending in federal court in Philadelphia in which he was lead counsel.
The Law Office of Gogel & Gogel has successfully reorganized many small businesses in bankruptcy cases. Ken is counsel to Massachusetts businesses in Boston, Springfield, Greenfield, Northampton and Great Barrington. The law firm provides employment law expertise, litigation services, and representation in intellectual property matters. Gogel & Gogel represents medical providers across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in disputes with insurance companies over medical reimbursement claims and audit defense. Attorney Ken Gogel is a nationally recognized authority on claims reimbursement practices and claims processing systems. The law firm also handles estate matters for individuals.
The firm is licensed to handle cases in all Massachusetts state and federal courts and in the U.S. District Court of Connecticut. The attorneys at Gogel & Gogel represents individuals and businesses in other states by working with local counsel.
The law office of Gogel & Gogel has been appointed national class action counsel in a number of complex cases in the areas of consumer protection, and medical provider reimbursement litigation. Attorney Ken Gogel has been admitted to practice in these cases before state and federal courts in over a dozen states including courts in Philadelphia, Hartford, and Chicago.
Prior to his admission to the Bar, Ken obtained a Master’s Degree in Legislation from The Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. He worked as a Legislative Assistant in a lobbying firm in the District of Columbia whose clients included the Recording Industry Association of America.
In his community, Ken organized and serves on the Board of Directors of ExtraSpecialTeas, Inc. a nonprofit teashop in Great Barrington that provides supported employment for adults with disabilities. He also serves on the Civil Rights Committee of a Great Barrington nonprofit that operates Life Sharing Homes in the Berkshires.