Overview


Russell Hayman represents clients in complex criminal and civil cases. He has extensive experience in internal investigations, voluntary disclosures, grand jury investigations, pretrial motions practice, jury and court trials, and criminal and civil appellate practice. He has handled criminal and civil health care fraud matters for providers of pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices as well as hospital, home health, hospice and skilled nursing facility (SNF) services, including alleged violations of the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, qui tam litigation, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement matters, and matters arising under the Stark law.

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Results


  • Served as lead trial counsel in a federal antitrust case involving Sherman 1, Sherman 2 and Clayton Act antitrust claims; the jury deliberated for approximately an hour before returning a defense verdict in favor of the Firm’s client (GN Netcom Inc. v. Plantronics Inc., Del., 2017)
  • Served as lead trial counsel in a patent infringement action related to two-way wireless communications over cellular and Wi-Fi networks; the jury returned a verdict of no infringement, a complete victory for the Firm’s client (Mobile Telecommunications Technologies, LLC v. BlackBerry Corp., N.D. Tex., 2016)
  • Served as lead trial counsel in a federal jury trial involving multiple counts of trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, incorrect inventorship, trademark infringement and false advertising under the Lanham Act; following a three-week trial, the jury found that the Firm’s client did not breach any contract, did not misappropriate trade secrets, and retained sole inventorship of the patents at stake; rather than awarding the plaintiff $6.5 million sought in damages, the jury awarded nominal damages of $2 on the Lanham Act claims, and the trial court dissolved a preliminary injunction issued before trial (Netlist, Inc. v. Diablo Technologies, Inc., N.D. Ca., 2015)

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Recognitions


  • BTI Client Service All-Stars 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2008 to 2020, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Health Care Law, Litigation – Health Care, 2019 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Chambers USA 2007 to 2019
  • The Legal 500 United States 2015 to 2019

Community


  • American Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • District of Columbia Bar Association

Credentials


Education
Yale University – Yale Law School, JD, 1982
Duke University, BA, 1979

Admissions
California
District of Columbia

Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California

Russell Hayman

Insights & Events / Media

San Francisco, California / McDermott Event / January 10, 2017

Bal Harbour, Florida / McDermott Event / November 10, 2016

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