Michael K Loucks is an experienced trial and appellate attorney whose practice focuses on internal investigations and government enforcement matters in the United States and abroad, and on false claims act litigation in federal and state courts. Prior to joining Skadden in 2010, Mr Loucks had most recently served as acting US attorney and first assistant US attorney for the District of Massachusetts.
Since joining Skadden in 2010, Mr Loucks’ practice has focused on representing companies in government criminal investigations, in False Claims Act and other civil litigation, in regulatory matters with the Food and Drug Administration and the Office of Inspector General, and in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations. He has represented companies and individuals around the world from a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotech, medical devices, energy and natural gas, transportation and shipping, private equity, publishing and insurance, among others.
He has advised on corruption and prosecution matters in Latin America, Europe and Asia, and has represented clients under US federal and state investigations in numerous jurisdictions. His government investigations work has involved off-label promotion and anti-kickback issues; best price and average sales price reporting issues; numerous Medicare issues, including billing, secondary payer and Part C risk adjustment payment system matters; data submissions to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services; consumer fraud issues; HIPAA data breaches and violations; alleged violations of the Clean Air Act; and FCPA issues in a variety of industries.