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Calfee’s Health Care litigation attorneys 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. 


Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Calfee was selected for inclusion in the 2024 "Best Law Firms" rankings in Health Care Law (Regional Tier 1 Cleveland) and numerous Litigation practice areas.

Benchmark Litigation Rankings

Calfee was selected for inclusion by Benchmark Litigation 2024 as a Highly Recommended Law Firm in Dispute Resolution in Ohio. Additionally, 14 of Calfee's Litigation partners have been ranked by Benchmark Litigation as "Litigation Stars" in the U.S. (National), Midwest, and Ohio and as “40 & Under" and "Future Stars" Honorees.




  • Representing a mutual health insurance company in several litigation matters, specifically: (1) a class action lawsuit challenging the client's practices in connection with "value-based contracting" with medical providers; (2) a class action lawsuit challenging the client's practices also in connection with "value-based contracting" by medical providers but with a larger putative class; (3) an action alleging the breach of our client's agreements with two national insurance providers.
  • Served as lead litigation counsel to our pharmaceutical company client as part of the National Opioid Litigation brought by virtually every state and municipality in the country. It is the largest or one of the largest tort cases in U.S. history. The Attorney General of Ohio sued opioid manufacturers, including Calfee’s client and its related entities for damages arising out of the marketing, sales, and distribution of opioid-related products. This matter is part of an industry-wide litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and medical professionals brought by states and municipalities across the country, claiming that the opioid industry misled the public about the dangers of opioid addiction.



Calfee's Health Care Litigation attorneys provide the following services to clients:

  • 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

Calfee's Health Care Litigation attorneys represent the following:

  • 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.

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