Experience

Representation of Dietary Supplement Supplier, Manufacturer in FDA Investigation

Representation of dietary supplement manufacturer and supplier in U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation of alleged Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act violations.

Representation of Investment Advisory Firm in SEC Action, Criminal Investigation Alleging Market Manipulation

Represented an investment advisory firm in parallel SEC enforcement action and criminal investigation regarding allegations of market manipulation.

Representation of Major International Pharma Company in Internal Investigation

Represented a major international pharmaceutical company in an internal investigation related to a patient support program that provides financial assistance to Medicare patients.

Representation of Major International Pharma Company in Qui Tam Litigation

Represented a major international pharmaceutical company in qui tam litigation alleging violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute.

Representation of Pharma Company in Medicaid Pricing Litigation

Represented a pharmaceutical company in litigation involving Medicaid pricing.

Favorable Resolution of Criminal Investigation for Senior Executive of Medical Device Manufacturer

Represented a senior executive at a medical device manufacturer in connection with a criminal investigation involving potential false statements to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Resolved without any criminal charges.

Provided Counsel to Pharma Company in Connection with Policies and Procedures

Assisted a major pharmaceutical company with a comprehensive update of policies, including on issues such as interactions with healthcare providers, sponsorships, educational grants, exhibits and charitable donations, to ensure compliance with federal regulations and industry practice.

Representation in Connection with Professional Athletic League and Related Sports Injuries Class Action

Represented companies offering claims services and non-recourse loans to class members against allegations of impropriety by nationwide class counsel in connection with a professional athletic league and related sports injuries class action.

Representation of Global Chemical Company Executives in Criminal Investigation

Represented several senior employees of a global chemical company in a criminal investigation involving alleged violations of environmental laws.

Representation of Pharma Company in Breach of Contract Case

Represented a major pharmaceutical company as part of trial team in a breach of contract suit litigated over five days before the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Representation of Pharma Company Involving Reimbursement and Co-Pay Programs

Represented a pharmaceutical company in connection with a government investigation involving its reimbursement and co-pay programs.

Representation of Aerospace Engineering Company in Debarment Proceedings

Successfully represented aerospace component engineering company in administrative debarment proceedings.

Successfully Resolved Alleged UDAAP Violations for Executives Following Investigation

Successfully resolved investigations and potential claims against individual executives and corporations brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for alleged UDAAP violations in areas of telemarketing, online lending, and fintech partnerships.  

Successful Defense of U.S. Army Brigadier General in Court-Martial

Served as lead trial counsel in a high-profile court-martial of a U.S. Army Brigadier General. The General was the highest-ranking officer ever to be accused of sexual assault.  A politically charged case from inception, the court granted the defense’s motion for relief for unlawful command influence upon reconsideration and imposed no jail sentence or dismissal from service. The General was sentenced to forfeit $5,000 a month for four months and was given a letter of reprimand.