Mr. Paddock's practice primarily involves healthcare fraud and abuse matters, particularly those relating to civil False Claims Act, physician self-referral (Stark Law), and anti-kickback issues. He often advises clients on compliance and transactional matters, the conduct of internal investigations related to potential fraud and abuse issues, and responding to and defending against government anti-fraud and abuse enforcement efforts and regulatory inquiries, including qui tam and government allegations of False Claims Act violations. He is an active member of the American Health Lawyers Association, serving for many years as a member of the Fraud and Compliance Forum Planning Committee, as a former Vice-Chair of the Fraud and Abuse Practice Group's Steering Committee, and as former Chair of that Practice Group's Enforcement Committee. Mr. Paddock was named by Nightingale's Healthcare News as one of the Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyers of 2006 and by Super Lawyer as a Rising Star, HealthCare in 2013 and 2014. Mr. Paddock previously served as a member of Health Law 360‘s editorial advisory board and an Adjunct Professor of Law at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael W. Paddock