Ankur J. Goel - McDermott Will & Emery


Ankur J. Goel represents health insurers and other health industry clients on a wide range of issues including complex business strategy, compliance, regulatory, enforcement, litigation and other matters. He has extensive experience with government health care programs, including Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, and the health insurance exchanges.

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  • Assisted health insurers and trade associations in advocacy on Medicare Advantage and exchange-related rules and funding.
  • Represented Medicare Advantage and exchange plans in administrative appeals, false claims act investigations, and compliance matters relating to risk adjustment.
  • Preserved a Medicare Advantage organization’s ability to serve Medicare beneficiaries through an administrative appeal

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  • Chambers USA 2015 to 2023
  • The Legal 500 US, 2016 to 2019, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Healthcare Law, Washington, DC, 2023 to 2024
  • Super Lawyers, 2014 to 2018 and 2020, Washington, DC

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  • Co-Chair, American Health Lawyers Association, Institute for Health Plan Law and Compliance Planning Committee
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, former member board of governors
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice, National Advisory Council and former board member


Harvard Law School, JD, 1989
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, 1986

District of Columbia