Latham & Watkins LLP

Healthcare Department

California
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What the team is known for Esteemed practice offering capabilities across the spectrum of healthcare matters, including high-value transactions, litigation, regulatory compliance and governmental enforcement. Noted expertise in a broad range of matters including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, tax exemption and whistleblower actions. Regularly called upon by a wide range of clients, including hospitals, payors and biotechnology companies, for expertise in sophisticated healthcare matters.

Strengths"We find that the timely responses and deep bench of experienced counsel at Latham in many specific areas of healthcare federal and state law is unmatched," a commentator reports.

Another states: "Their client service is excellent."

Work highlights Advised DigitalOptometrics on several regulatory and transactional matters arising from its deployment of optical software and service agreements to allow for remote eye health examinations.

Notable practitioners


Daniel Settelmayer
is renowned in the market for his sophisticated transactional and regulatory capabilities, which include those related to cutting-edge market developments. Interviewees hold him in high regard, noting that he's "at the top of his game."


Katherine Lauer
stands out for her expert work in healthcare litigation and regulatory compliance, offering particular experience in False Claims Act proceedings. Interviewees place her within "the top tier of fraud and abuse compliance lawyers in the state."