Burr & Forman

Government Affairs & Investigations

Burr & Forman is experienced in the government investigations and enforcement areas and assists clients in responding to and defending against government inquiries. Our clients include businesses and individuals facing accusations of criminal and civil violations as well as those who have come under enforcement or regulatory scrutiny.

Our Governmental Affairs team is composed of experienced and knowledgeable individuals. The numerous accomplishments of our team in representing clients in the legislative and regulatory arenas, as well as before local governments, clearly demonstrate the advantage to retaining a group with our experience and knowledge including experience serving in a variety of top staff positions in both bodies of the General Assembly in South Carolina. On the national level, our team includes lobbying consultant Lynn Stokes Murray, who is on the Board of Directors for The Advocacy Group, an association of top lobbyists from across the country.

We have represented clients appearing before or relating to:

  • Antitrust and false advertising investigations before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Board of Education
  • Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs), including producing electronically stored information, answering interrogatories and sitting for depositions
  • Department of Defense (DOD)
  • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Department of Transportation
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Federal and state investigations
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Grand jury and other criminal proceedings

In addition, Burr’s health care trial attorneys have handled qui tam and government investigations involving:

  • Clinical laboratory billing
  • Toxicology laboratory personal services arrangements
  • Incident to services
  • Home health care certification and recertification
  • Physician services and use of physician extenders and the proper level of supervision
  • Corporations responding to Civil Investigative Demands (CID), search warrants and grand jury subpoenas
  • Corporate employees subject to CIDs, search warrants and grand jury subpoenas
  • HUD fraud, accounting irregularities, and other financial misdeeds
  • Public and private corruption in government offices
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • State Attorney General offices

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