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King & Spalding represents healthcare companies involved in the delivery of healthcare and payment for healthcare services across all facets of the legal issues they face. We also have one of the broadest and deepest benches of lawyers, scientists and consultants specializing in the representation of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology companies. We help our clients alleviate risk, accomplish their strategic goals and succeed in litigation. As one of the largest healthcare practices in the country, we have received national acclaim for excellence in transactional, litigation and regulatory representation of clients across the spectrum of healthcare.

  • King & Spalding’s Healthcare Industry Practice was one of the finalists for the Legal 500 United States Award in Healthcare in 2014.

  • King & Spalding’s Healthcare Industry Practice was one of the finalists nationally for the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

  • King & Spalding was named FDA Law Firm of the Year 2014 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

  • Law360 named King & Spalding's Healthcare Industry Practice as one of four Health Care Practice Groups of the Year for 2012.

  • Modern Healthcare has ranked King & Spalding number 1 in its lists of "Largest healthcare law firms" each year since 2007.

  • King & Spalding is the only firm with National Tier 1 rankings in Health Care, FDA, Employee Benefits, Intellectual Property Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

  • King & Spalding is one of only four firms with National Tier 1/Tier 2 rankings in both Life Sciences and Healthcare Services Providers by The Legal 500.

  • Main Justice has named King & Spalding as one of two firms nationally for Excellence in Life Sciences in its recognition of Best Foreign Corrupt Practices Act defense firms.

  • 269 lawyers and other King & Spalding professionals are members of the American Health Lawyers Association, including 44 lawyers who are also listed in Chambers USA 2013: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

  • Super Lawyers magazine has named 55 lawyers from our Healthcare Practice as Super Lawyers, and has identified an additional 30 of our lawyers as Rising Stars.

  • LMG Life Sciences has identified ten King & Spalding attorneys in its 2013 listing of Life Science Stars and has named King & Spalding as Medical Device Firm of the Year for 2013.

  • The Legal 500 United States has identified twelve lawyers in its national listings of recommended healthcare and life sciences lawyers.

  • The Guide to the Leading U.S. Healthcare Lawyers includes eight members of King & Spalding’s Healthcare Practice.

  • In 2013, Best of the Best USA listed four of the firm's lawyers among the top 36 healthcare lawyers in the country.

  • Law360 named two of the firm’s lawyers as Rising Stars under age 40 in healthcare in 2013 and 2014.

  • Best Lawyers in America named four of the firm's lawyers as Healthcare Lawyers of the Year for Washington, D.C. for 2010, for Atlanta for 2010 and 2013, and for Houston for 2014.

Our Healthcare Industry Practice Group includes:

  • Three past presidents and a current director of the American Health Lawyers Association.

  • A past Chairman of the Food and Drug Law Institute.

  • A director and executive committee member of the Health Care Compliance Association.

  • A former chief of litigation for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

  • A former U.S. Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

  • A former acting Deputy Attorney General and Chief of Staff to the Attorney General of the United States.

  • A former Associate Deputy Attorney General who oversaw the Department of Justice’s criminal and civil healthcare fraud enforcement.

  • Two former FDA Associate Chief Counsels for Enforcement.

  • A former Principal Deputy General Counsel and acting General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services.

  • A former Department of Defense Inspector General who oversaw healthcare fraud investigations in the Department’s healthcare system.

  • A former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.

  • A former Assistant General Counsel of a major health insurer.

  • A former U.S. Senate Senior Investigative Counsel on healthcare matters for the Committee on Finance.

  • Four former U.S. Attorneys and 12 former Assistant U.S. Attorneys.

  • Three past presidents of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.

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