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Elizabeth D. Langdale

Associate
elizabeth.langdale@kattenlaw.com
New York Office
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Overview

Elizabeth D. Langdale concentrates her practice in litigation and dispute resolution matters, as well as government and internal investigations for clients in a variety of industries. Elizabeth has deep experience representing clients in False Claims Act-related investigations and litigation. For the health care industry, she regularly counsels clients on Medicaid and Medicare matters, including federal and state investigations, compliance regulations and audits, reimbursement and fraud allegations. Elizabeth's practice also includes work in white collar criminal matters, securities litigation, regulatory enforcement matters, and corporate internal investigations.

Shown below is a selection of Elizabeth’s engagements.

Experience
  • Provision of advice to a large health care system regarding various Medicare, Medicaid and regulatory compliance requirements for home health services.
  • Representation of a bank syndicate in a $500 million litigation involving Town Square Mall in Las Vegas.
  • Representation of a large health care system in opposing a State audit of emergency services to undocumented immigrants.
  • Representation of a large municipality and large health care system in a qui tam False Claims Act litigation in the Southern District of New York alleging that the clients submitted or caused the submission of false Medicaid claims for services alleged to have been provided in violation of Medicaid regulatory requirements, and also alleging a “reverse false claim” cause of action pursuant to 31 U.S.C. § 3729(a)(1)(G).
  • Defense of a large US municipality against a False Claims Act complaint filed by the US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York alleging a five-year effort by city officials to defraud Medicaid by working with a contractor to exploit loopholes in Medicaid’s computerized billing system to collected reimbursements that amounted to tens of millions of dollars.
  • Representation of the audit committee of a publicly traded corporation in an internal investigation into allegations of officer misconduct, bribery and kickbacks.
  • Representation of numerous public hospitals and doctors in connection with an extensive investigation being conducted by the New York Attorney General and DOJ into suspected Medicare/Medicaid fraud in the distribution and related marketing of a pediatric prophylaxis.
  • Representation of a major US municipality in connection with a federal False Claims Act investigation of a city department of transportation's claims for FEMA funding.
  • Representation of a hospital system in a federal False Claims Act investigation.
  • Pro bono defense of an NYPD officer before the US District Court for the Southern District of New York regarding a shooting. Katten successfully obtained a ruling that the client's actions were reasonable and did not constitute excessive force.
Elizabeth D. Langdale

Education

  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, University of Michigan

Bar Admissions

  • New York