Ryan S. Hedges is a Shareholder in the Litigation practice area at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Government Enforcement & Special Investigations group, focusing on white collar defense, internal investigations and complex litigation matters.
A former federal prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Hedges has successfully tried numerous federal criminal cases for and against the government. Mr. Hedges represents companies and individuals in criminal and regulatory proceedings involving the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS-OIG), and other government agencies.
Mr. Hedges also conducts internal investigations into possible wrongdoing and counsels clients regarding compliance in the areas of health care, the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), securities laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the False Claims Act (FCA) and in connection with transaction due diligence.
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Federal Bar Association