Ilene Albala

Goodwin Procter

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Goodwin Procter
Washington, DC
Work: 2023464413


Washington DC


Ilene Albala is a partner in Goodwin’s Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Healthcare practices based in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Government Enforcement and False Claims Act Defense group. Previously, she served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, where she was lead counsel for the federal government in False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam litigation. Ms. Albala’s FCA investigations at the U.S. Attorney’s Office focused exclusively on the healthcare and life sciences sectors, including medical device manufacturers, hospital systems, compounding pharmacies, clinical laboratories, diagnostic testing facilities, skilled nursing homes, behavioral health providers, hospice providers, physician practices, home health providers, and private equity investors in healthcare companies. She specializes in False Claims Act defense; complex litigation involving the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law; as well as internal investigations involving healthcare.

Practice Areas

  • Government Investigations
  • Healthcare
  • Internal Investigations
  • Qui Tam; Whistleblower Defense