Paul Kalb heads the firm’s national healthcare practice and serves as a co-leader of its life sciences practice. He brings an uncommon clinical perspective, grounded in his experience as an attending physician at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, to bear in his work for a wide range of healthcare clients. He has successfully represented many of the world’s leading drug, biotech and device manufacturers as well as hospitals and other providers in criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement actions involving healthcare fraud and abuse and off-label promotion. He has led teams that defended numerous matters and negotiated ground-breaking settlement agreements and Corporate Integrity Agreements.
In addition to his work on enforcement matters, Paul counsels both boards of directors and companies on compliance issues, including compliance programme effectiveness and CIA implementation and management. He is also a co-founder of the Medical Information Working Group, a coalition of life sciences companies dedicated to rationalising the rules governing the exchange of scientific information.
Paul is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to attending law school, he received his MD degree, magna cum laude, from the Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.
Paul is the co-author, along with Robert Fabrikant, Mark Hopson and Pamela Bucy, of Health Care Fraud: Enforcement and Compliance and has written numerous articles in legal, medical, and industry publications.
Paul is a member of the firm’s executive committee. He speaks regularly at industry conferences and has also lectured on fraud and abuse issues at the Justice Department’s National Training Center. He also was a visiting lecturer at Yale College in Medicine, Law and Public Policy.
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