Kirsten Mayer

Ropes & Gray LLP

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Ropes & Gray LLP
Boston, MA
Phone 1: 617-951-7753

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  • Membership & Alumni Committee Member
  • Thought Leadership Committee Member




‚ÄčKirsten Mayer advises industry-leading health care and life science companies in criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement matters and in related complex civil litigation, including civil False Claims Act litigation. Drawing on her extensive experience defending corporations and individuals in a wide range of matters, Kirsten has helped clients win or favorably resolve cases involving both federal and state enforcement agencies, and private plaintiffs. Recently, Kirsten has been providing guidance to health care clients in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak and the CARES Act, including advising hospitals and academic medical centers on how to evaluate and develop policies and procedures in the context of evolving state and federal public health guidance.
In addition to defending clients in litigation, Kirsten advises clients with respect to fraud and abuse and compliance in several contexts, including Corporate Integrity Agreement implementation, internal investigations, and strategic transactions in the health care industry.
Kirsten is a frequent speaker on litigation and enforcement in the health care and life sciences industries, and on the False Claims Act. She has been a faculty member for National Institute of Trial Advocacy programs since 2005.

Practice Areas

  • FDA Enforcement
  • Government Contracting, Bid Protests and the False Claims Act
  • Government Investigations
  • Healthcare
  • Internal Investigations
  • Qui Tam; Whistleblower Defense
  • SEC Enforcement
  • White Collar Crime