Healthcare Litigation

McGuireWoods has a team of trial lawyers and litigators dedicated to the healthcare industry. The healthcare litigation group handles disputes in all jurisdictions, including state and federal courts, regulatory agencies, mediations and arbitrations. This nationally recognized team includes former federal prosecutors, federal and state appellate and trial court clerks, arbitration neutrals and trial lawyers with years of experience in the healthcare industry. These attorneys speak and present to firm clients on issues that matter to them. The team handles bet-the-company litigation, defending clients in government investigations and advising healthcare clients on fraud and abuse and other regulatory and statutory considerations. Our lawyers know their healthcare clients’ businesses and the issues they face on a daily basis and are prepared to offer practical advice and representation to address legal challenges that may arise.

Our areas of focus:

  • Federal False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and analogous state laws
  • Government investigations
  • Internal compliance investigations
  • Managed care disputes, including claims disputes and provider disputes
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and billing issues
  • Overpayment recoveries
  • Joint venture disputes
  • Medical licensure and privileging issues
  • Noncompete disputes
  • Healthcare RICO
  • Class actions
  • Pharmaceutical pricing and distribution disputes
  • ERISA litigation
  • Antitrust challenges
  • Labor and employment litigation

Our clients:

  • Managed care and health insurance companies
  • Health systems and hospitals
  • Large physician groups
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • Medical device manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Dialysis facilities and renal providers
  • Pharmaceutical distributors
  • Skilled nursing facilities