Sean McKenna, a shareholder in the Dallas office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Texas Health Law Conference Oct. 22-24, at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, TX. The conference is co-presented by the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and features continuing legal education from national and regional health law experts.

McKenna will present on the panel “Enforcement 2017 – Perspectives From DOJ and the Defense.” The panel will address the key issues at the forefront of enforcement; how DOJ works closely with the federal and state law enforcement agencies and health care benefit programs; and the defenses, tactics, and considerations at issue when clients face government enforcement actions.

McKenna focuses his practice on health care enforcement and regulatory issues, representing individuals and providers under civil or administrative investigation by the Department of Justice, Offices of Inspector General, and Attorneys’ General Medicaid Fraud Control Units, as well as in criminal investigations and matters involving the United States and State Attorneys General. As a former 10-year Assistant United States Attorney, Associate Counsel to the Inspector General, and General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, he focuses his practice on matters involving the health care industry and regularly represents clients before Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial contractors. His work includes assisting clients with internal investigations and compliance reviews, as well as advising on compliance with state and federal fraud and abuse rules. He is a council member of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section Membership Committee.

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