Founded in 1942 and with more than 400 lawyers, Arent Fox is an internationally recognized law firm in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. The firm’s Health Care practice, with attorneys and professionals in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, is a true national practice, focusing on the key areas that define and drive the health care marketplace. Arent Fox’s team of highly experienced health law attorneys and professionals comprises one of the oldest, most respected health care practices, providing counsel and representation on all legal and regulatory aspects of large-scale transactions, regulatory compliance, investigations, litigation, and health care IT.
Cooley’s attorneys solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. Cooley has 900+ lawyers across 13 offices in the United States, China and Europe. Our 350+ litigators have decades of experience leading complex investigations and related litigation in relation to FCA and SEC enforcement and compliance, FCPA violations, anti-money laundering compliance, cross-border investigations, extradition and EU sanctions.
From offices located in the world's principal financial centers, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s lawyers provide advice to clients regarding their most critical legal and business needs. Fried Frank’s False Claims Act and FIRREA attorneys have extensive experience in every facet of the civil False Claims Act, and have been on the cutting edge of litigation and debate about the interpretation and scope of both statutes – the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989. The Firm regularly represents financial industry, defense, healthcare, and other government contractors in high stakes cases. The Firm’s False Claims Act and FIRREA practitioners also assist and represent entities not normally associated with federal and state fraud investigations, such as municipal airport authorities, computer manufacturers, private and state universities, academic medical centers, import and export companies, major accounting and consulting firms, magazine publishers, and oil and gas exploration companies.
Harsh is an Associate in Arent Fox’s Health Care practice. Harsh represents and counsels health care clients in a wide range of regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters. Harsh advises clients with respect to fraud and abuse and False Claims Act (FCA) compliance in several contexts, including Corporate Integrity Agreement implementation, internal audits and investigations, risk assessments and strategic transactions in the health care industry. Harsh often guides clients in matters involving FCA internal and government investigations and enforcement actions. Harsh has experience working with clients that are seeking resolution of government health care program overpayment issues or fraud and abuse matters through self-disclosures and negotiated settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS).
Erin Estevez represents technology and media companies, government contractors, financial services institutions, telecommunication companies, education sector clients and others in counseling and complex litigation matters nationwide. These cases have involved False Claims Act litigation, mandatory disclosures, internal and government investigations, cybersecurity, data breach response, bid protests, personnel security clearance adjudications, Freedom of Information Act issues, 28 U.S.C. § 1498 patent litigation against the government, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters, contract disputes and business tort claims.
Kayla Stachniak Kaplan, senior associate at Fried Frank and a member of the Firm’s False Claims Act and FIRREA practice group, represents corporations in a variety of complex civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on cases arising under the civil FCA and, in particular, cases involving the financial, aerospace, and defense industries. Ms. Kaplan has been a contributing co-author of FraudMail Alert®, which regularly reports on significant developments in the FCA arena. Ms. Kaplan was named a James Kent Scholar and received her JD from Columbia Law School in 2009. She received her BS, summa cum laude, and BA, summa cum laude, from Tulane University in 2006. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.