Smith & Wollensky Chicago, 318 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
This program will discuss compliance program elements generally, with a focus on the USSG and DOJ’s recent guidance. The program will also address the internal investigation piece as well as coordination between compliance and legal.
Catherine L. Hess, Senior Counsel, McGuireWoods LLP Catherine has nearly 20 years of private practice, government, and in-house experience in healthcare fraud and abuse investigations and compliance. Drawing on her unique experience, Catherine represents healthcare clients in a wide variety of criminal, civil, and administrative government enforcement matters, including matters brought under the federal False Claims Act, federal and state anti-kickback statues, the federal Physician Self-Referral (Stark) law, and other false claim and overpayment laws. From 2007 to 2013, Catherine served in several roles at the HHS-OIG, including acting Deputy Chief and Senior Counsel in the Administrative and Civil Remedies Branch of the Office of Counsel, as well as a detail appointment as the Special Assistant to the Principal Deputy. She has also worked for national and international law firms where she has focused on criminal and civil government investigations, internal investigations, and regulatory compliance predominately in the healthcare industry.
Christina M. Egan, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP Christina is the managing partner of the McGuireWoods Chicago office, and practices in the area of government investigations and white collar litigation. An experienced trial lawyer, she focuses her practice on representing companies and individuals with matters involving both criminal and civil investigations by the government as well as federal and state regulators. Prior to joining the firm, Christina served 10 years as an assistant U.S. attorney (AUSA) in the Northern District of Illinois - four of which she was a deputy chief. She has tried more than 20 federal criminal cases as an AUSA. She led the prosecution of a broad range of complex investigations, including racketeering, public corruption, mortgage fraud, bankruptcy fraud and narcotics trafficking conspiracies. She is currently an adjunct professor at Northwestern School of Law, teaching a seminar on federal RICO law since 2012 and previously taught trial advocacy there from 2008 to 2011.
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Credits: One Hour
State: Illinois Category: General Credit Hour
Chapter Administrator, Lisa Carreras Phone: 815-464-8336 E-mail:
Attendance is complimentary, but limited to ACC members, in-house prospective ACC members and guests of the sponsor.
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