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Overview

Calfee’s Health Care litigators provide practical, industry-specific counsel, backed up by the firm’s 30+ business litigators and health care attorneys. 

We regularly represent clients in court, arbitrations, mediations, administrative proceedings and throughout various government investigation processes.

Our clients include large and small health care providers, insurers, suppliers and manufacturers, and related industry players. 

Noteworthy

Chambers USA Band 3 Ranking in Litigation: General Commercial (Ohio)

For well over a decade, our Litigation group and individual litigation attorneys have been ranked and recognized by Chambers USA. In 2021, Chambers USA researchers noted that the team "Frequently advises on plaintiff and defense-side commercial litigation matters, offering considerable strengths in securities, product liability, antitrust and construction disputes. Also offers experience in criminal litigation, defending a range of individuals and businesses facing regulatory enforcement actions. Acts for clients in sectors including healthcare, financial services and manufacturing." 

A client interviewed by Chambers USA researchers commented, "The entire team provides outstanding legal services." Another adds, "The team as a whole is fantastic."

Litigation practice Co-Chair, Christopher S. Williams, has been ranked by Chambers USA 2021 in Band 3 for Litigation: General Commercial in Ohio. A client interviewed by Chambers USA researchers remarked, "He is the ultimate relationship partner." Another client said, "[Chris is a] phenomenal lawyer."

Litigation Partner and leader of the Insurance Coverage and Insurance Recovery practices, K. James Sullivan, has been ranked by Chambers USA 2021 in Band 1 for Insurance in Ohio. Chambers USA researchers noted, "James Sullivan is held in high esteem as 'one of the best policyholder lawyers' in Ohio. He is also praised for his 'sophisticated and diplomatic' approach to complex recovery claims, which sees him handle a wide range of coverage disputes." A source reported to Chambers USA researchers, "He does an excellent job in analyzing situations and getting a good result. He is smart, well respected and capable in the courtroom."

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Calfee was selected for inclusion in the 2021 "Best Law Firms" rankings by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in several Litigation practice areas.

Benchmark Litigation Rankings

Calfee was selected for inclusion by Benchmark Litigation as a "Highly Recommended" litigation firm in Ohio in the area of Dispute Resolution. Additionally, several of Calfee's Litigation attorneys have been ranked by Benchmark Litigation as "Local Litigation Stars – Ohio" and as “40 & Under Hot List Honorees – Midwest.”

Professionals

Experience

Experience

  • Health systems and physicians in federal and state False Claims, Anti-kickback and Stark allegations, including negotiating settlements and corporate integrity agreements.
  • Contract and tort litigation arising from billing and payment disputes between providers and insurers.
  • Hospitals and physician groups in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and buyouts.
  • Area hospitals, clinics and other health care providers in litigation and disputes arising out of contracts with insurers, physicians, suppliers and others.
  • Hospital and other health care providers in antitrust litigation.
  • Health care employers in disputes and litigation with physicians and other medical professionals.
  • Restructuring, governance, regulatory guidance and contracting for an academic medical center.
  • Providers in creating and updating compliance plans.
  • Hospitals in connection with grand jury investigations conducted by the Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

Services

Services

  • Disputes arising from mergers and acquisitions of health care providers/payors
  • Federal and state health care fraud, Stark and False Claims investigations
  • Health care antitrust litigation
  • Insurance-related litigation
  • Staff privileges litigation
  • Medical board hearings
  • Contract disputes involving physicians, hospitals, suppliers, contractors, employees, insurers and managed-care entities
  • Reimbursement disputes
  • Non-competition issues
  • Licensing matters

News & Events

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Practice Contacts

"The entire team provides outstanding legal services."

"The team as a whole is fantastic."

Client comments from the Chambers USA 2021 Guide

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