Kevin P. McCart

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Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Healthcare
  • Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
  • Government Compliance
  • Investigations & Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Post-Acute Care Providers
  • Qui Tam / False Claims Act
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.378.2386
Fax: 202.378.2319
University Dartmouth College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1997
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2000
Admitted2008, District of Columbia; 2009, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 2000, Massachusetts; 2012, U.S. Supreme Court; 2007, U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Professional Associations and Memberships
•American Health Lawyers Association
•Health Care Compliance Association
•American Bar Association
•International Law Section committees: Aerospace and Defense Industries; Export Controls and Economic Sanctions; International Anti-Corruption; International Anti-Money Laundering
•Litigation Section
•Public Contract Law Section


An accomplished litigator, Kevin is a go-to legal advisor for corporations and individuals ensnared by government allegations of white-collar criminal and civil violations. His specific insights, effective legal strategies and investigative skills help clients avoid prosecution and minimize potentially dangerous outcomes, such as debarment. Kevin has been lead counsel in criminal and civil matters in federal district and circuit courts, as well as military courts-martial. He guides clients in responding to criminal and civil government investigations throughout the country and the parallel administrative, regulatory and civil litigation that often accompanies these investigations.

Kevin represents clients in Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Department of Labor and Department of State investigations, as well as inquiries and proceedings before other federal and state entities. His global government and internal investigations background includes Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act and Export Control matters.

In addition to his government enforcement work, Kevin represents plaintiffs and defendants at the state and federal levels in disputes involving fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). He has secured favorable outcomes in mediation and arbitration, furthering his clients' civil litigation objectives.

Before joining Husch Blackwell, Kevin was a partner at Patton Boggs in Washington, D.C. Previously, he served as an active duty Army judge advocate, where he gained considerable trial experience as a felony prosecutor and civil litigation attorney. While deployed to Afghanistan, he led sensitive criminal and administrative investigations into allegations of detainee abuse, fraud and war crimes.

•Represented international infrastructure company in multi-jurisdiction FCPA investigation, compliance review, and due diligence of domestic sales representatives and foreign third party agents. Led teams of attorneys conducting on-site overseas investigations, including document review, witness interviews, and coordination with foreign counsel and experts.
•Counsel manufacturing company on operation of China joint venture, including structure of joint venture agreement and anti-corruption compliance.
•Represented manufacturer in FCPA compliance and negotiation of international services agreement.
•Conducted compliance due diligence for international chemical company's cross-border acquisition.
•Advise apparel and retail companies on supply chain risks, including internal investigations and anti-corruption due diligence.
•Draft anti-corruption policies for international services and manufacturing companies.
•Advise major manufacturing companies and freight forwarder on export control and sanctions compliance.
•Regularly conduct employee training on FCPA and anti-corruption issues.
•Represented patent owner in fraud litigation that yielded a Law360 “top 10” settlement for 2009 of $70 million. Conducted extensive forensic investigation and overseas discovery to include taking and defending more than a dozen foreign witness depositions.
•Represent a multistate pharmacy benefits management company in federal grand jury investigation regarding alleged Medicare and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) fraud. Advise on corporate governance and compliance reform.
•Represented national home healthcare provider in parallel criminal and civil False Claims Act investigations. The global resolution included a deferred prosecution agreement and civil settlements with the United States and more than 30 states, as well as a corporate integrity agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
•Defended hospital system in civil False Claims Act litigation regarding alleged violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute pertaining to staffing of outpatient testing facility.
•Advised federal healthcare staffing division of a nationwide physician staffing company concerning potential impact of and strategies for addressing changes to Federal Tort Claims Act immunity for contract medical professionals.
•Counseled Massey Energy in criminal, administrative and civil matters regarding the fatal Upper Big Branch Mine explosion.
•Lead counsel in securing favorable resolution for individual charged in federal criminal aggravated identity theft investigation.
•Assisted multiple defense contractors in responding to civil and criminal export control investigations.
•Counseled former major law firm name partner in numerous federal and state lawsuits and arbitrations, including favorable resolution of firm's $120 million demand.
•Recovered $1.6 million for former business owners in earn-out dispute with purchaser.
•Investigated and arbitrated disciplinary matters for Laborers International Union of North America.
•Represented company's chief executive officer in Federal Trade Commission investigation alleging $100 million fraud.

Business Insights

Business Insights
10.21.14 12th Annual Texas Health Law Conference
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Seminar Austin, TX
10.01.14 Healthcare Horizons Webinar Series: Getting Real: Real-Life Compliance Issues
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Webinar
8.05.14 SEC Waives “Voluntary” Requirement, Awards $400,000 to Whistleblower
7.10.14 Barko v. Halliburton - How the D.C. Circuit's Decision Reaffirms the Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations
6.01.14 Best Practices to Address Your Worst Case Scenario: Planning for and Responding to a Federal Search Warrant, West LegalEdcenter Beyond the Bar Webcast
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Webinar
5.21.14 Healthcare Horizons Webinar Series: The Ins and Outs of a Solid Compliance Program: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Webinar
3.27.14 Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations After Barko v. Halliburton
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Blog
3.09.14 A Five-Part Action Plan for Responding to a Federal Search Warrant
9.16.13 Fraud Prevention and Control, American Council of Engineering Companies
Speaking Engagement
8.27.13 Recent Legal Trends in International Trade
Seminar Kansas City, MO

In The News
11.13.13 Husch Blackwell Hosts Shanghai Delegation
Financial Services News Release
8.05.13 Former FERC Senior Enforcement Attorney Joins Husch Blackwell's Energy Regulation Team, Leads Energy Compliance and Enforcement Efforts
Energy & Natural Resources News Release
5.31.13 Partner Kevin McCart Joins Husch Blackwell from Patton Boggs
News Release


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Tenn. Federal Court OKs Extrapolation to Establish Liability in False Claims Act Case
Kevin P. McCart,Kelly Schulz, December 8, 2014
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee answered what it acknowledged was a novel question: whether statistical sampling and extrapolation are appropriate to establish liability under the False Claims Act (FCA). The court found the government could extrapolate from a sample of...

SEC Waives “Voluntary” Requirement, Awards $400,000 to Whistleblower
Kevin P. McCart,Kelly Schulz, August 11, 2014
An announcement by the SEC of a $400,000 award to a whistleblower highlights the need for companies to properly investigate and address complaints raised internally.

Barko v. Halliburton—How the D.C. Circuit’s Decision Reaffirms the Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations
Kevin P. McCart,Steven A. Neeley, July 15, 2014
The attorney-client privilege applies with equal force to internal investigations today as it did 30 years ago thanks to the D.C. Circuit’s recent decision in In re: Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., No. 14-5055 (D.C. Cir. June 27, 2014). The appeals court decision vacates the March 6, 2014...
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Kevin P. McCart

750 17th Street, NW, Suite 900
WashingtonDC 20006


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