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Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Discovery Counsel for multiple national healthcare insurance carriers, advising on topics ranging from litigation preparedness, to document retention and defensible disposition
  • Discovery Counsel for over a dozen health insurers brought on behalf of a putative class of healthcare providers and subscribers in a large antitrust multidistrict litigation
  • Defended national health care insurer in a major ERISA action concerning disputed terms of a short-term disability insurance contract covering thousands of employees
  • Represented national health care insurer in responding to Civil Investigative Demands issued by the Federal Trade Commission
  • Counseled on the applicability of state competitive bidding legislation and provided recommendations on the legal options to a potential legal challenge to the inclusion/exclusion of specific bidding protocols and entities
  • Led a state wide challenge to the award of openly bid contracts through the competitive bidding process
  • Served as local counsel for the investigation and evaluation of a bid award dispute
  • ERISA matters of varying complexity, ranging from benefits disputes to significant plan-level allegations
  • Discovery and Coordinating Counsel for qui tam action alleging Medicare fraud and manipulation of computer source code used in submissions to CMS
  • Discovery Counsel for a national healthcare insurer in response to DOJ inquiries relating to its merger with another healthcare insurer
  • Discovery Counsel responding to class action suits relating to a cyber breach relating to compromise of personal information of insureds

In the challenging environment our clients face, we have the experience and skill set to help clients address legal issues in a range of fields, such as

  • Antitrust
  • Class Action Defense
  • Cybersecurity & Data Breach Response
  • eDiscovery & Litigation Readiness
  • Electronic Health Information
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement
  • Multidistrict Litigation
  • Qui Tam Actions

Interdisciplinary team

  • Veteran Litigators who help our health care insurance clients “see around corners” and tackle disputes
  • Discovery Counsel with a wealth of experience negotiating and advocating to right-size the scope of discovery in significant litigation and government investigation matters
  • Former Chairmen of government health commissions and non-profit health organizations
  • Counselors who have been involved with state competitive bidding legislation and advocated options for potential legal challenges

Our practice group represents clients across the healthcare industry

We have experience representing healthcare insurers of varying sizes, including

  • Regional carriers
  • Publically held national health care insurers
  • Mutual insurance companies

Our health insurance practice combines effective litigation with a deep understanding of the complex regulatory and business environment our clients face  

  • Our team of attorneys, policy advisors, paralegals, eDiscovery, and other professionals offer reliable services catered specifically to your needs
  • We use our substantial experience in this field to provide reliable legal counsel with predictable billing structures, while clearly communicating with you at every stage of the process
  • The end goal is a set of comprehensive, strategic legal solutions that address your legal issues

Our team is skilled in health insurance matters ranging from ERISA and complex litigation to government investigations and competitive bidding protests, and is flexible enough to respond to fast-moving issues that involve multiple legal disciplines, including

  • Crisis management with a view toward key considerations and strategic positioning for potential litigation blowback
  • Litigation defense through deliberate and planned discovery, settlement negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and–when necessary–trial and appeal
  • Time-sensitive investigations, including assisting clients with their internal investigations or responding to government inquiries
  • Litigation plans and budgets providing strategic litigation plans and budgets to help  "right size" the defense of matters
  • Litigation preparedness guidance on practical, repeatable measures and processes to deploy when litigation hits
  • Preventive measures to help prevent litigation before it arises

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Discovery Counsel for multiple national healthcare insurance carriers, advising on topics ranging from litigation preparedness, to document retention and defensible disposition
  • Discovery Counsel for over a dozen health insurers brought on behalf of a putative class of healthcare providers and subscribers in a large antitrust multidistrict litigation
  • Defended national health care insurer in a major ERISA action concerning disputed terms of a short-term disability insurance contract covering thousands of employees
  • Represented national health care insurer in responding to Civil Investigative Demands issued by the Federal Trade Commission
  • Counseled on the applicability of state competitive bidding legislation and provided recommendations on the legal options to a potential legal challenge to the inclusion/exclusion of specific bidding protocols and entities
  • Led a state wide challenge to the award of openly bid contracts through the competitive bidding process
  • Served as local counsel for the investigation and evaluation of a bid award dispute
  • ERISA matters of varying complexity, ranging from benefits disputes to significant plan-level allegations
  • Discovery and Coordinating Counsel for qui tam action alleging Medicare fraud and manipulation of computer source code used in submissions to CMS
  • Discovery Counsel for a national healthcare insurer in response to DOJ inquiries relating to its merger with another healthcare insurer
  • Discovery Counsel responding to class action suits relating to a cyber breach relating to compromise of personal information of insureds
  • Battle-hardened experience in complex health care insurance litigation
  • Appreciation and understanding of the health care regulatory environment
  • Enterprise eDiscovery counsel for leading players in the health care insurance industry
  • Value-driven, predictable fees

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