Kathleen McDermott

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Washington, DC
Phone 1: (202) 739-5458

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​Katie McDermott defends healthcare and life sciences clients throughout the United States in government investigations and litigation matters relating to criminal, civil and administrative proceedings, including violations of the False Claims Act related to medically unnecessary services, off-label promotion, anti-kickback and Stark Law violations, reimbursement, privacy, and quality of care violations. Katie also advises on compliance matters relating to voluntary government disclosures, consent decrees, and corporate integrity agreements with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and US Department of Justice (DOJ), as well as corporate fraud and abuse, ethics and transparency compliance issues.

A former Assistant U.S. Attorney (D.Md.) and DOJ Healthcare Fraud Coordinator, Katie is the recipient of the HHS Inspector General’s Integrity Award for her work in government healthcare fraud matters. She has been involved in the False Claims Act practice area and related parallel proceedings for over 25 years and has been recognized as a leading False Claims Act practitioner with both government and defense experience. Katie has been designated as a Benchmark National Litigation Star in White Collar Enforcement Investigations, a DC Super Lawyer in white collar corporate matters and recognized as a Life Sciences Star in Fraud and Abuse by the Legal Media Group.

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Practice Areas

  • Compliance Counseling
  • Corporate Crime
  • Crisis Management
  • Government Investigations
  • Healthcare
  • Qui Tam; Whistleblower Defense
  • State Attorney Generals
  • White Collar Crime