In addition to an extensive healthcare practice focused on the regulatory and corporate issues facing healthcare providers of all kinds, Thompson & Knight has substantial expertise regarding healthcare internal investigations. Our focus is on protecting the rights of healthcare providers and organizations, both when they have significant claims against others and when they themselves may be threatened with investigations or lawsuits related to their practice.
Our lawyers have extensive experience and abilities representing healthcare providers and other individuals and entities who may find themselves either the target of or merely a third-party caught up in a government or private investigation. Thompson & Knight attorneys have represented healthcare providers in each of these contexts as well:
- Governmental fraud and abuse investigations
- Antitrust investigations and suits (both governmental and private)
- Allegations of Stark law or anti-kickback violations
- Peer review hearings
- Licensure denial or revocation
- Regulatory and administrative actions
- Responses to third-party, administrative, and grand jury subpoenas, and civil investigative demands received from state and federal agencies
Our attorneys possess significant knowledge and expertise unique to the healthcare industry, and bring that experience to bear on behalf our clients. The Firm was recognized among the top eight firms in Texas in the Healthcare category of the prestigious Chambers USA 2017 legal directory published by Chambers and Partners. Clients quoted in the directory note that our healthcare attorneys “work amazingly well together as a team and are extremely efficient; they anticipate my needs before I tell them and they are extremely knowledgeable about the healthcare industry.” We also received a first-tier ranking in Dallas for Healthcare Law in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” directory, published by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®.