He has more than 30 years of experience successfully representing corporations and individuals in a wide range of investigations and enforcement matters brought by federal, state and foreign government authorities.
Pat represents clients in matters involving regulation of the healthcare industry, as well as the defense of civil and criminal investigations and trials involving securities enforcement, tax fraud, banking and financial fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FCPA , antitrust, export and trade regulation, government procurement, environmental, and government contract laws and regulations. Pat also leads sensitive internal investigations for corporate clients, including boards of directors and audit committees, and counsels clients on the design and implementation of effective corporate compliance and ethics programs in a variety of industry and business sectors.
He has led settlement monitoring and other significant internal compliance oversight engagements. In business litigation, Pat represents corporations, directors and officers, and other business concerns in breach of contract, fraud, securities fraud, hostile work environment, retaliation, negligence, product liability and business tort cases. Pat writes and is frequently invited to speak on regulatory enforcement and compliance-related subjects, and he teaches a health law course focusing on regulatory enforcement subjects.
Offices Careers Our Firm. Professional Associations and Memberships. Defended qui tam lawsuit alleging unnecessary services to behavioral health patients and related parallel criminal investigation of provider. Obtained Department of Justice DOJ declination in criminal investigation of owner and chief executive of home healthcare agency. Represented long-term care provider and obtained settlement of qui tam lawsuits.
Represented executive of public company in SEC securities fraud investigation and enforcement proceeding. Obtained Office of the Comptroller of the Currency OCC declination of enforcement against bank director in connection with investigation relating to oversight of banking practices and fiduciary duty.
Defended public company in SEC investigation addressing fraud, revenue recognition and other accounting practices. Defended private equity firm in litigation over post-closing price adjustments and related claims arising out of healthcare billing practices. Defended global medical device company executive in state and federal investigations relating to marketing of implantable device.
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