Gene Besen is highly experienced at handling investigations, civil enforcement proceedings, and criminal proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
He represents the firm’s healthcare clients in connection with criminal prosecutions of individuals and corporations accused of healthcare fraud, and has defended numerous healthcare clients under investigation by the Justice Department and the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services. He regularly represents clients in connection with investigations by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the Texas State Securities Board and related criminal investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ). Gene has conducted numerous internal investigations on behalf of companies as well as audit committees.
He also has extensive experience with the False Claims Act and commercial litigation matters, including representing hospitals, physicians, pharmacies, laboratories, pharmaceutical corporations, financial institutions, hedge funds and utilities in all phases of litigation.