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Title: Dealing with the Government, Complainants, and Whistleblowers

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019

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Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Duration: 1 hour

Healthcare Fraud Investigations and False Claims Act Litigation: From Inception to Resolution 
Session Three: Dealing with the Government, Complainants, and Whistleblowers

This four-part webinar series is for General Counsel, Compliance Officers, and other key stakeholders in the healthcare industry.  When legal or regulatory compliance issues arise, the risks, costs, and disruption can be tremendous.  Using tried-and-true techniques to investigate, contend with, and resolve such issues can mitigate these burdens.  Learn from lawyers who have been through these matters many times. 

These discussions will be based on real-life scenarios that participants will receive in advance, and will offer practical, actionable approaches to the most confounding challenges.

Session III. Dealing with the Government, Complainants, and Whistleblowers

In most investigations, organizations face one or more adversaries – both external and internal.  We will discuss the best strategies and practices for contending with them.

This program is currently pending approval of CEU from The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® . Registration requires a complete Name, Title, Organization, and a valid business Email Address.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is pleased to partner with Above the Law for CLE accreditation.*  Upon the conclusion of each webinar an informal certificate of completion will be issued by Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Attendees will also receive an official certificate via email from Above the Law's third party CLE provider, Marino Law. 

*CLE available for NY, NJ and CA. A Uniform Certificate of Attendance for CLE credit will be issued for all other states.
CLE credits are only offered for live attendance and are complimentary.

Presenter: Thomas G. Walker

Thomas G. Walker concentrates his practice in the areas of government investigations, internal corporate investigations and white collar criminal defense. He has worked as a federal prosecutor and most recently served as the presidentially appointed U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina. In that position, he oversaw all federal criminal and civil matters in the eastern portion of the state. He previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney and as special counsel to North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper. In those roles, Thomas prosecuted numerous cases in federal court involving bank fraud, money laundering, capital litigation and other areas of federal law. He also served as a member of former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno’s Campaign Finance Task Force. 

Guest: Meredith Jones Kingsley

Meredith Jones Kingsley is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Practice Group. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and representing corporations in government and internal investigations. Meredith serves clients in a variety of industries, including automotive, healthcare, and banking.

Moderator: Frank Sheeder

Frank Sheeder focuses his practice on healthcare enforcement defense and compliance. He has defended clients against civil and criminal fraud allegations brought by federal and state government agencies and other hostile third-party litigants—especially whistle-blowers—for more than 30 years. Frank represents clients facing government enforcement initiatives, complex healthcare litigation, and regulatory compliance matters.