Legal Intelligencer Names Richard Scheff a Pennsylvania Trailblazer
Richard Scheff, Armstrong Teasdale Partner and Leader – Eastern U.S., has been recognized by The Legal Intelligencer on its Pennsylvania Trailblazers list. Richard is highlighted for his success representing pharmaceutical and medical devices companies against charges of false claims and anti-kickback violations.
A nationally recognized trial lawyer and corporate adviser, Richard focuses his practice primarily on government and corporate investigations with a particular focus on the pharmaceutical, medical device and financial services industries. His pharmaceutical and medical device experience includes matters involving the False Claims Act, off-label promotion, Medicaid best price law, nominal pricing, co-pay foundations, patient assistance programs, sponsorships, patient advocacy programs and claims under the Anti-Kickback Act. As former chief of the Corruption/Labor Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, he supervised a number of high-profile cases during his tenure, including a significant police corruption case and the prosecution of a district council president.