Our health care litigation experience includes:

  • Defense of complex class action or nationwide litigation against pharmaceutical companies and other health care providers, including toxic torts, medical device products liability, antitrust, RICO, consumer fraud and deceptive trade practices; alleged violations of federal and state food and drug laws; state attorneys general matters; and securities fraud cases
  • Major experience in matters involving complex health insurance reimbursement and payment provisions governing insurers, third-party administrators, benefits managers, the federal and state governments and ERISA-related health care matters
  • Defense of civil and criminal investigations and qui tam, false claims and fraud litigation involving the United States Department of Justice, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations and the United States Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG), as well as corporate compliance plans and strategies consistent with United States Sentencing Commission Guidelines
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Civil and criminal antitrust and trade regulation investigations and litigation, including price fixing cases, major class action litigation, hospital group purchasing alliance claims, credentialing litigation and mergers and acquisitions
  • State attorneys general's investigations and litigation
  • Significant appellate and Supreme Court work in the United States for health care, biotech, pharma and life science companies in drug law matters, toxic torts, antitrust, qui tam, RICO and ERISA
  • Administrative challenges and other health care regulatory litigation
  • Insurance coverage program advice, claims handling and complex litigation involving toxic torts, professional services liability, general liability, directors' and officers' liability, employee dishonesty claims and other overall insurance program matters from establishing and maintaining self-insurance trusts, offshore captive insurers and reinsurance arrangements to placement and implementation of direct commercial insurance programs
  • International arbitration
Mayer Brown represents health care organizations in criminal and civil litigation including complex trial work, appellate and Supreme Court matters.