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Allison J. Caplis


Allison J. Caplis

Allison Caplis provides strategic yet practical counseling to clients from the moment they receive a subpoena or complaint through to final resolution. Allison has vast experience representing clients in large-scale government and internal investigations and related civil lawsuits.

Her skills include handling complicated e-discovery issues, such as finding manageable ways to preserve and respond to burdensome document and data requests, and synthesizing vast amounts of information and data into coherent arguments before federal and state prosecutors, judges, and mediators. Allison's deep understanding of the healthcare industry in particular enables her to respond quickly, efficiently, and effectively to fast-moving high-stakes investigations.

Allison regularly counsels healthcare clients in connection with fraud and false statement matters, related criminal and civil False Claims Act matters, and complex civil litigation involving allegations of healthcare fraud. Allison also handles responses to FTC investigations regarding antitrust, consumer protection and data security matters, responses to cybersecurity incidents, matters involving allegations of fraud in connection with universities, and complex civil litigation generally. In addition, she provides counsel to clients in all industries regarding e-discovery issues such as document preservation policies and practices.

Representative experience

Representing pharmaceutical companies in federal and state investigations of sales and marketing, pricing, and Medicaid rebate issues.

Representing pharmaceutical and medical device companies in federal and state False Claims Act qui tam litigation.

Representing pharmaceutical company in investigation regarding alleged violations of the California Insurance Fraud Prevention Act.

Representing a pharmaceutical company in connection with a criminal investigation into sales and marketing issues.

Representing a major orthopedic device company in connection with a criminal and civil investigation of sales and marketing practices.

Representing universities, academic health centers, and hospitals in False Claims Act investigations involving billing and grant issues.

Representing universities in FTC and state attorneys general investigations of practices related to student loans and deceptive advertising.

Representing a major orthopedic device company in connection with compliance with a deferred prosecution agreement.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2003
  • B.A., summa cum laude, honors in communications, University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Maryland

Court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland

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