Former federal prosecutors
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Meet the Team
Oberheiden Attorneys
ZPIC Attorney Hotline: 800-810-0259

Federal Health Care Litigation Attorneys Serving the US

Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP is a team of former Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) in charge of health care law investigations, former Department of Justice Trial Attorneys, the former chief coordinator for criminal health care fraud and the former head of the Medicare Fraud Strike Force at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas and other attorneys with distinct health care law and litigation backgrounds.

We have significant experience in representing business owners, executives, physicians and corporate clients such as hospitals, toxicology laboratories, pharmacies, and distributors in litigation proceedings in courts across the country. Our attorneys deliver the litigation experience, courtroom dominance, and dauntlessness you can expect from the nation’s top prosecutors who now assist private clients, like you. We make sure that your business, your reputation, and your assets are protected.

Health Care Litigation Services

The health care litigation clients of Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP range from individual providers to national health care conglomerates worth billions of dollars. Most clients approach us in times of crisis to protect their business, their reputation, and their livelihood against theft, fraud, and disloyalty unveiled by business partners, competitors, former employees, or spouses. While no case is too small for us, we most often appear on behalf of the following health care clients.

  • Hospitals & Surgery Centers
  • Management Services Organizations (MSO)
  • Pharmacies
  • Toxicology & DNA Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical & Device Companies
  • Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Biotechnology Industries
  • Physicians, Medical Professionals
  • Executive Boards
  • Health Care Executives
  • Business Owners & Marketing Groups

Health care litigation can cover a wide variety of issues including contractual and business litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, non-compete breaches, theft of trade secrets, fraud, insurance litigation, and family law matters involving physicians or health care executives. Additionally, our team of former federal prosecutors and experienced attorneys handles a great number of regulatory compliance matters, in which we represent the interests of medical professionals and business owners when under investigation by the government. Our services include:

Business Litigation

  • Emergency Litigation
  • Defamation & Tortious Interference
  • Partnership & Shareholder Litigation
  • Trade Secrets & Intellectual Property
  • Antitrust, Trademark, Patent & Copyright
  • Employment & Non-Compete Litigation
  • Media Intervention
  • Insurance Litigation

Regulatory & Government

  • Health care Compliance
  • Fraud & Abuse Allegations
  • Qui Tam Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • SEC Investigations
  • Medicare Audits
  • State Board Licensing Matters
  • DEA, FDA & CMS Licensing
  • Criminal Defense

Every client of Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP is represented by senior attorneys with exceptional backgrounds and experience. We recognize the importance of each matter and offer our fullest attention to each client. Speak to one of our senior attorneys today to obtain a free and confidential case assessment.

Our Health Care Litigation Results

Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP has appeared in courts across the country to protect the interests of our clients in disputes ranging from breach of contract claims to high-stake patent and intellectual property litigation. Most recently, our attorneys achieved the following outcomes in courts, mediations, settlement conferences, arbitrations, as well as in administrative and governmental proceedings.


Federal & Insurance Recoupment Actions

Federal & Insurance Recoupment Actions

  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Client in Multi-District Federal Litigation. To Protect Our Clients’ Trade Secrets, Our Attorneys Quashed More Than a Dozen Federal Subpoenas and Obtained a Court Order—De Novo—That Established a New Federal Precedent Under Rule 45 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by Redefining the Subpoena Authority of Attorneys in Federal Civil Proceedings.
  • Successful Lawsuit Against Major Insurance Carrier Over Withheld Billing Funds. Our Attorneys Obtained Expedited Court Resolution to the Fullest Satisfaction of Our Client.
  • Successful Resolution of Recoupment Dispute Between Our Client and Major Insurance Company. Case Settled for Several Million Dollars in Favor of Our Client.
  • Counsel to Medical Practice Group in Federal ERISA Lawsuit Against Major Insurance Company to Defend Against Illegal Practice of Withholding Funds.
  • Successful Representation of Pharmacy in Investigation of Issues Dealing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Defamation & Tortious Interference

Defamation & Tortious Interference

  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Health Care Business. Obtained Restraining Order Against Former Employee Making Accusations of Stark Act Violations.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Health Care Business. Obtained Restraining Order Against Sale of Assets of Insolvent Hospital.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Health Care Business. Obtained Restraining Order Against Former Employee Violating Non-Competition Agreement.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Physician. Obtained Restraining Order Against Ex-Spouse Interfering with Client’s Current Job and Falsely Reporting Ethical Violations.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Health Care Business. Obtained Restraining Order Against Former Employee Violating Non-Competition Agreement.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Health Care Business. Obtained Restraining Order Against Management Company Attempts to Surrender Home Health Care License.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Health Care Business. Obtained Restraining Order Against Dissipation of Assets by Creditor.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Health Care Business. Obtained Restraining Order Against Competitor’s Tortious Interference with Toxicology Business.


Media Intervention & Litigation

Media Intervention & Litigation

  • Counsel to Board of Directors of Health Care Conglomerate Regarding Media Investigation of Nationally Broadcasted Television Documentary.
  • Counsel to Physician Accused by Local and Regional TV Stations to Have Repeatedly Harmed Patients in Surgery.
  • Routine Advising of Public Figures and Community Leaders in Connection with Newspapers, TV Stations, and Interview Requests.


Antitrust, Trademark, Patent & Copyright

Antitrust, Trademark, Patent & Copyright

  • Successful Defense of Health Care Business Against Allegations of Civil and Criminal Copyright Violations.
  • Successful Representation of Surgery Center in Disputes Over Trademark and Copyright Violations.
  • Successful Representation of Surgery Center in Disputes Over Trademark and Copyright Violations.
  • Successful Representation of a Hospital in Connection with Claims Alleging Anti-Competitive Collaboration.
  • Successful Representation of Clients in Connection with Allegations of Unfair Competition and Anti-Competitive Sales Practices.
  • Successful Representation of Business in Connection with Allegations of Unfair Competition and Anti-Competitive Sales Practices.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Physician Inventor in Major Device Litigation. Case Settled Under Very Favorable Terms for Our Client.
  • Successful Intervention on Behalf of Physician Inventor to Stop Patent Infringements.


Employment & Non-Compete Litigation

Employment & Non-Compete Litigation

  • Successful Representation of Health Care Management Service Organization Against a Former Director Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination. Our Team Obtained a Summary Judgment in U.S. Federal Court Dismissing All Claims of the Former Employee.
  • Successful Representation of Health Care Service Group Against a Former Employee Alleging Violations of State and Federal Law. Our Team Obtained an Immediate Dismissal in a United States Federal Court.
  • Successful Representation of Major Health Care Business Against a Former Executive Member. Obtained a Temporary Restraining Order and an Injunction.
  • Successful Representation of Major Health Care Business Against a Former Executive Member. Obtained a Temporary Restraining Order and an Injunction.
  • Successful Representation of Major Health Care Business Against a Former Executive Member. Obtained a Temporary Restraining Order and an Injunction.
  • Successful Representation of Major Health Care Business Against a Former Executive Member. Obtained a Temporary Restraining Order and an Injunction.
  • Successful Defense of Physician Against Unenforceable Non-Compete Restriction.
  • Successful Defense of Health Care Business in Dispute Over Non-Compete Restriction of Former Key Sales Representative.


Regulatory & Government

Regulatory & Government

  • Counsel to Nationally Operating Toxicology Laboratories in their Successful Defense Against a Qui Tam Case Filed by Former Employees. We Convinced the Government Not to Intervene and Got the Case Dismissed Without Any Civil or Criminal Liability for Our Client.
  • Counsel to Pharmacy Consortium in Its Successful Defense Against a Qui Tam Case Filed by Former Employees. We Convinced the Government Not to Intervene and Got the Case Dismissed Without Any Civil or Criminal Liability for Our Client.
  • Counsel to Nationally Operating Medical Device Company in Its Successful Defense Against a Qui Tam Case Filed by Former Employees. We Convinced the Government Not to Intervene and Got the Case Dismissed Without Any Civil or Criminal Liability for Our Client.
  • Counsel to Laboratory Testing Facilities in their Successful Defense Against a Qui Tam Case Filed by Former Employees. We Convinced the Government Not to Intervene and Got the Case Dismissed Without Any Civil or Criminal Liability for Our Client.
  • Represented A Physician in A Major Commercial Insurance Audit. Matter Resolved with No Civil or Criminal Liability for Our Client.
  • Represented Major Health Care Service Company in Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPIC) Audits Regarding Allegations of Fraudulent Billing. No Civil or Criminal Liability for Our Client.
  • Represented Clinical Laboratory in Billing Issue with Major Insurance Carrier. All Withheld Funds Were Paid to Our Client.
  • Represented Pharmacy in Billing Issue with Major Insurance Company. All Withheld Funds Were Paid to Our Client.


Call us today and find out how we can help you with your health care litigation needs.

ZPIC Attorney Hotline: 800-810-0259

Who Will Handle Your Case

When you hire us, you will not work with paralegals or junior lawyers. Each lawyer in our Healthcare Practice Group has handled at least one hundred (100) matters in the healthcare industry. So, when you call, you can expect a lawyer that immediately connects with your concerns and who brings in a wealth of experience and competence. For example, you need someone like Lynette S. Byrd, a former federal prosecutor in healthcare matters, who recently left the government and who is now sharing the valuable insights she gained as a healthcare prosecutor with our clients.

Bill C. McMurrey

Bill C.
McMURREY

Dr. Nick Oberheiden

Dr. Nick
OBERHEIDEN

Lynette S. Byrd

Lynette S.
BYRD

Glenn A. Harrison

Glenn A.
HARRISON

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