Washington, D.C.—Andrew L. Hurst, an accomplished litigator, has joined Baker Donelson’s Business Litigation Group as a shareholder in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
Mr. Hurst focuses his practice on representing corporations and individuals in civil fraud investigations and litigation, primarily life sciences companies, health care providers and other government contractors being sued by the government or qui tam relators under the civil False Claims Act. He also regularly represents corporations and individuals in connection with criminal investigations and prosecutions by the U.S. Department of Justice and other federal and state entities. He has represented defendants and targets in a number of areas, including Medicare and Medicaid fraud, campaign finance, economic espionage, computer crimes and Independent Counsel investigations.
As part of his practice, Mr. Hurst also helps corporations evaluate claims they may have not traditionally pursued and create a litigation strategy to resolve those claims successfully.