LOS ANGELES — The international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce the addition of Russell Hayman as a partner in the Trial Department of its Los Angeles office. Mr. Hayman is a former federal prosecutor and partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins LLP. Mr. Hayman is best known for his representation of publicly traded and nonprofit companies in the hospital, hospice, home care, durable medical equipment, and skilled nursing facility industries in complex criminal and civil fraud matters. He has tried more than 20 cases in his career, including a two-year trial before an international tribunal in The Hague, The Netherlands. At McDermott Will & Emery, Mr. Hayman will continue to focus his practice on complex fraud cases in the health care industry.
"McDermott, Will & Emery has the leading healthcare law practice in the United States," said Mr. Hayman. "My practice area is a perfect fit with McDermott's preeminent national healthcare platform. The outstanding quality and breadth of McDermott's health care practice in their Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Miami offices was a key factor in my decision to join the Firm."
"Russ is a superb lawyer who builds out our white collar defense practice in a key strategic area for our Firm -- complex healthcare fraud matters," said Gordon Greenberg, head of the Firm’s Los Angeles office. "Russ combines a mastery of health care law with decades of trial experience. That is why health care and other companies across the country come to him when they have enterprise-threatening fraud cases," added Mr. Greenberg.
With an over 50-year history of serving the health care industry, the Firm's nearly 100 health lawyers counsel leading organizations in every major sector of the health care industry. McDermott, Will & Emery’s Trial Department includes more than 200 lawyers located throughout the Firm's worldwide offices. The Firm's trial lawyers engage in all aspects of civil and commercial litigation and have a tremendous range and depth of trial experience.