Audrey Pumariega - Commercial Litigation - McDermott Will & Emery


Audrey Pumariega is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in a wide array of complex commercial litigation, with a focus on healthcare, accounting and auditing.

In the healthcare space, Audrey has represented hospital systems, health insurance companies, physicians, ambulatory surgery centers, management services organizations and other companies in individual and class action lawsuits, arbitration, investigations by federal and state government regulators, and petitions to local healthcare regulators such as the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. She has extensive experience advising clients on issues such as payor-provider reimbursement, anti-kickback regulations, Medicare and Medicaid fraud, physician noncompete agreements, hospital privileges and exclusive medical provider agreements.

Audrey has also represented international and national accounting firms, individual accountants and financial institutions in individual and class action lawsuits, arbitration and regulatory investigations by state and federal authorities, including the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, state licensing authorities and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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  • Defended a major financial institution in civil actions relating to one of the largest Ponzi schemes in the United States
  • Defended a putative class action seeking to block a health insurer’s reorganization and force a multibillion-dollar transfer to policyholders
  • Obtained an injunction on behalf of the largest dental implant company in the world in an action against a former sales representative who solicited the company’s customers in violation of his restrictive covenant and unfair trade practices law

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  • Super Lawyers magazine, Rising Star, 2013 to 2022
  • Lawyers for Children America, John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award


  • Lawyers for Children America, board member


University of Miami School of Law, JD, manga cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2010
University of Southern California, 2006


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