Kevin P. McCart

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Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.378.2386

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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
http://www.huschblackwell.com/kevin-mccart/
 
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
 
Memberships 

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

 
Biography

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.

Experience

Represented a multistate pharmacy benefits management company in federal grand jury investigation regarding alleged Medicare and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) fraud. Advised 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.

•Represented patent owner in fraud litigation that yielded a Law360 'top 10' settlement for 2009 of $70 million.

•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.

•Represented international infrastructure company in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation.

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Business Insights

5.21.14 Healthcare Horizon 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 Blog

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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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...

Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations After Barko v. Halliburton
Kevin P. McCart, April 3, 2014
Read the press about Judge James Gwin’s decision in United States ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton Co., No. 1:05-cv-1276 (D.D.C. Mar. 6, 2014), and you might see it as the beginning of the end for the attorney-client privilege in internal investigations. While the ultimate implications of the...

A Five-Part Action Plan for Responding To a Federal Search Warrant
Kevin P. McCart, March 12, 2014
The line between “white collar crime” and “street crime” is often blurred as prosecutors and investigators deploy all of the tools at their disposal against white collar and regulatory offenses. Principal among these tools is the search warrant. While the execution of a...
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Kevin P. McCart

750 17th Street, NW, Suite 900
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