Laura B. Angelini

Partner

Boston

617-345-9000

langelini@hinckleyallen.com

About

Laura Angelini is a Partner in the Firm’s Government Enforcement & White Collar Defense and Litigation practice groups. Laura represents individuals and corporate clients in government investigations spanning a broad range of industries, including the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, construction and public procurement, as well as securities and financial services.

For over a decade, Laura has counseled clients in connection with investigations and prosecutions involving alleged False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback violations relating to off-label promotion, up-coding, Medicare supervision requirements, lack of medical necessity, HIPAA violations, drug diversion schemes, improper gifts, gratuities and Honoria and other healthcare issues.  Her clients have included executives and other professionals of pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmaceutical distributors, medical device manufacturers, academic medical centers, behavioral health care organizations, skilled nursing facilities and physician practice groups.  Laura also has extensive experience representing clients in investigations involving the federal mail and wire fraud statutes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Laura has tried numerous cases in federal and state court, has conducted dozens of internal investigations and provides compliance training and advice to clients across various industries.  Laura also routinely represents clients before state and federal grand juries and other investigative bodies and assists clients in responding to subpoenas, civil investigative demands (CIDs) and other inquiries from federal and state prosecutors.

On the civil side, Laura litigates complex commercial disputes involving theft of trade secrets, civil RICO, commercial contracts, business torts, franchise law and gender-discrimination.

  • Lead counsel to non-profit patient assistance foundation in connection with two federal investigations under the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Trial counsel to Boston-area land owner indicted on federal wire fraud and conspiracy charges in connection with $75 Million real estate transaction with Wynn Resorts Limited. Obtained acquittal on all charges following multi-week jury trial in federal court.
  • Trial counsel to nurse practitioner charged with prescribing opioids in violation of federal drug laws. Obtained acquittal on all charges following multi-week jury trial in federal court.

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2012-Present)
    • Associate (2003-2011)
    • Summer Associate (2002)

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers
    • Massachusetts (2014-2018)
    • Rising Stars (2008-2009, 2011-2012)

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Executive Leadership Committee for Lawyers Have Heart 5K Fundraiser

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association, Annual Meeting Steering Committee (2017)
  • USA 500 Clubs

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Firm News

38 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 18, 2018

The Super Lawyers has selected 38 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year,

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 18, 2017

The Super Lawyers has selected 39 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year,

Publication

Doctor Who Gave Drug Representative Electronic Medical Record Access Begins Probation & Expresses Remorse for Criminal Act

February 1, 2019

Laura B. Angelini provides her insights in a recent article about a recent case regarding the False Claims…

Publication

Criminal prosecution for violating HIPAA: an emerging threat to health care professionals

July 2, 2018

This article originally appeared on STAT on July 2, 2018. The term “HIPAA violation” can…

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Upcoming Event

American Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting

June 25, 2019

Anne M. Murphy and Laura B. Angelini are participating at this year's American Health Lawyers Association…

Past Event

Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Update: Patient Assistance Programs Under Scrutiny

October 1, 2018

Laura B. Angelini will speak on a panel about Patient Assistance Programs, and the scrutiny they're under…

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