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Kathy B. Weinman

Partner
Boston

Kathy B. Weinman

During her 35 years of legal practice, Kathy Weinman has represented many companies, executives, and licensed professionals associated with a variety of industries. She has particularly significant experience representing clients in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device, financial services, and investment banking industries.

Kathy works predominantly for clients faced with governmental investigations and enforcement actions, but she has also assisted clients in conducting sensitive internal investigations of suspected misconduct or noncompliance in order to avoid or minimize the damage from any adverse action by the government or other parties.

Kathy is highly experienced in responding to investigations and government charges, and she has handled numerous hearings, trials, and appeals related to actions by state and federal prosecutors, as well as governmental agencies. As a result, Kathy has successfully dealt with a wide array of problems, including issues related to suspected healthcare fraud, off-label promotion of drugs and medical devices, improper pricing and kickbacks, bank fraud, securities law violations, conflict of interest rules, and gift/gratuity rules affecting brokers and traders, as well as public corruption and government contracting fraud.

Kathy began her legal career at a large firm's Washington, D.C. office, where she practiced for several years. In addition to her role as a founding partner of Collora (now part of Hogan Lovells), Kathy is an active leader of the Boston Bar Association where she served as president and member of the Executive Committee, previously co-chaired the Criminal Law Section, and recently co-chaired its Criminal Justice Reform Working Group.

Representative experience

Defended international investment bank in securities investigation of role as financial advisor in large corporate merger; no enforcement resulted.*

In federal public corruption investigation represented legislative leader who was never charged with or accused of wrongdoing.*

Negotiated favorable resolution of state pricing investigation on behalf of national retail pharmacy.*

Obtained summary judgment order from Massachusetts' highest court for defendant in defamation case; the Supreme Court denied certiorari.*

Represented executives of life sciences companies who were targets in off-label promotion investigations; clients were not charged.*

Represented Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company in multi-issue health care fraud investigation that concluded with a civil resolution.*

Represented large biotech firm in medical device investigation, which was resolved with a misdemeanor deferred prosecution agreement.*

Secured favorable resolution for construction company client in Massachusetts Attorney General fraud investigation.*

Structured settlement of federal tax investigation of international food services client that permitted client to sell products to the government.*

Successfully defended companies in qui tam actions under the False Claims Act in which the claims against the clients were dismissed.*

Successfully represented a global nonprofit in tax-related dispute in connection with a large transaction.*

Negotiated favorable resolution of securities enforcement proceeding against broker-dealer client regarding its relationships with hedge fund managers.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

Education and admissions

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1979
  • A.B., honors, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Michigan, 1976

Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Foundation
  • Member, Massachusetts Women's Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association (Criminal Justice Section)

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Massachusetts

Court admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit

2005-2017

Criminal Defense: White Collar, Securities Litigation

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