Laura McLane is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Boston office. Laura represents major health care providers and other companies in government investigations and qui tam litigation based on the False Claims Act and related statutes. Laura also represents clients’ securities and other government enforcement matters, both civil and criminal, and she routinely conducts internal investigations for clients. In addition, Laura’s practice includes representation of clients in professional liability cases, products liability cases, complex commercial disputes, and in appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and other appellate courts. Laura has been named one of Massachusetts’ “Rising Star” Super Lawyers for multiple years.
Rebecca C. Martin has broad experience in investigations, litigations and settlements involving the False Claims Act and other civil health care and financial fraud matters. A 15-year veteran of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Rebecca most recently served as co-chief of the Civil Frauds Unit and health care fraud coordinator for SDNY. In that role, Rebecca jointly supervised all investigations and litigations concerning violations of the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, Controlled Substances Act, FIRREA and Bank Secrecy Act in the healthcare, research grant, financial, educational, and government contracting industries.
Tony Maida is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s New York office. Tony has extensive experience in health care fraud and abuse and compliance issues, including the federal Anti-Kickback and Physician Self-Referral/Stark laws, false claims and overpayments, and government investigations. He works closely with our health and white-collar teams on criminal, civil and administrative investigations, and counseling clients on corporate transactions and compliance programs. Tony previously served as a senior official in the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General at the United States Department of Health and Human Services, where he worked for nine years. As Deputy Chief of the Administrative and Civil Remedies Branch, Tony led a team of attorneys representing the agency on False Claims Act and Civil Monetary Penalty Law cases, including conducting investigations and negotiating settlements and Corporate Integrity Agreements in some of the largest settlements obtained by the United States. Tony also had significant responsibility over OIG’s self-disclosure program as the principal author of the OIG’s current Self-Disclosure Protocol.
Evan Panich focuses his practice on white-collar and securities defense matters, health care fraud and abuse matters, and complex civil litigation. Evan defends individuals and public and private companies against various allegations, including violations of the False Claims Act, federal securities laws, and state law anti-fraud and electronic surveillance provisions. He also represents clients in various civil matters, including contract, intellectual property, employment and shareholder disputes.