Overview


T. Reed Stephens represents clients in the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, wholesalers and individuals, as well as health care systems and non-health care related companies in other global industries such as the defense and financial services/banking sectors. He also represents clients in matters involving state and federal government law enforcement, voluntary disclosures and congressional investigations. Reed also serves as partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Washington, DC Health Industry Advisory Practice Group.

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Results


  • Obtained summary judgment for defendants on non-intervened False Claims Act allegations involving more than $450 million in alleged damages for Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark law and Medicare lack of medical necessity violations in United States ex rel. Kunz v. Halifax Health, et al. (M.D. Florida 2014)
  • Represented a major pharmaceutical manufacturer in a joint US Senate and US House of Representatives Congressional investigation of pharmaceutical product price increases (2014)
  • Represented several health systems in the long-running Medicare short stay Kyphoplasty medical necessity False Claims Act qui tam, United States ex rel. Bates and Patrick v. [Under Seal], (W.D. New York)

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Recognition


  • Chambers USA 2008 to 2014, Health Care
  • LMG Life Sciences, Life Science Star, 2012 to 2016, 2018
  • Benchmark Litigation 2016 to 2019

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Community


  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Inns of Court, Edward Bennett Williams Chapter, Washington, DC

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Credentials


Education
Stanford Law School – Stanford University, JD, 1991
Princeton University, BA, 1988

Admissions
District of Columbia
Pennsylvania

Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit