David Abelman

Executive Vice President, Public Affairs & Chief Legal Officer

David Abelman joined DentaQuest in September, 2013. Prior to joining DentaQuest, he served in various roles, including Sr. Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at Tufts Health Plan, President of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, Senior Counsel at Fidelity Investments and junior partner at Nutter, McLennen & Fish. From 1991 through 1996, Dave served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Boston, focusing on the prosecution of health care fraud and other white collar crimes.

Dave serves on the steering committee of the Boston Bar Association’s Health Law Section and recently concluded his term as co-chair of that Section. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association for which he has participated on various program committees, including the Annual In-House Counsel program. He has been a frequent speaker at BBA, AHLA and other industry programs.

Dave is a graduate of Brandeis University and the University of Chicago Law School.