Mitchell E. Zamoff

Mitchell E. Zamoff

Senior Counsel, Minneapolis

Email mitch.zamoff@hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 612 402 3030

Fax +1 612 402 3001

Practice groupLitigation

Mitch Zamoff handles high-stakes investigations and civil litigation for clients in regulated industries. Clients value the credibility and perspective Mitch brings to the table as the former general counsel of a Fortune 20 company, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, a civil procedure professor, and a successful trial lawyer.

Mitch has been a Litigation practice group director at the firm and Deputy Chair of the Government Investigations group. He previously co-led the firm's highly regarded Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) practice group. He's skilled in all aspects of health insurance law, investigations and qui tam, and other litigation involving the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, Medicare and Medicaid program compliance, and laws relating to "off-label" promotion. He also has deep knowledge of commercial contract disputes, consumer protection claims under the TCPA and other federal and state laws, payor-provider payment disputes, ERISA claims, and a variety of other class action litigation.

Mitch has been tackling high-impact litigation and investigations for over 20 years from every angle. He was general counsel of UnitedHealth Group – the largest health benefits company in the U.S and was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Philadelphia. He teaches civil procedure at one of the top 20 law schools in the U.S.

Guide to the Leading U.S. Litigation Lawyers recognized Mitch as one of the top trial lawyers in the nation. Corporate Board Member named him one of the "Top 10 GCs to Watch" during his in-house tenure. He was also nominated for Trial Lawyer of the Year for his work on the widely reported Tulia, TX civil rights lawsuits.

Mitch is a member of the board of directors of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and a member of AAA's arbitration and mediation panels. Mitch is also Chairman of the board of directors of the Children's Law Center of Minnesota and Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the Conflict Resolution Center of Minnesota.

Awards and recognitions

Guide to the Leading U.S. Litigation Lawyers

2011

Top 10 GC to Watch
Corporate Board Member

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Virginia School of Law, 1992

B.A., magna cum laude, University of Virginia, 1989

Bar admissions and qualifications

Minnesota

Representative experience

Represented medical device manufacturers in government and internal investigations, and related litigation, relating to alleged off-label promotion.

Represented defendants in a variety of industry sectors in over 25 putative class action lawsuits brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Represented the American Hospital Association in a nationwide litigation campaign challenging the nonprofit status of hospitals throughout the U.S.

Represented an insurance company in a federal investigation, and related litigation, relating to alleged deceptive sales and marketing practices.

Represented a pharmaceutical company in multistate attorney general investigations into the lawfulness of certain patent settlement agreements.

Represented healthcare companies in government and internal investigations relating to Medicare and Medicaid program compliance.

Represented colleges and universities in multistate attorney general investigation into alleged improper inducements in the student loan industry.

Represented a pharmaceutical company in a class action antitrust litigation alleging that supply agreements unlawfully restrained trade.

Represented a regional hospital system in class action antitrust litigation challenging wage payments to nurses.

Represented an insurance company in connection with multistate attorney general investigations into the propriety of contingent commission payments.

Represented clients in several industries in internal investigations into allegations of violations of policies and various laws and regulations.

Represented insurance companies in a variety of investigations and lawsuits alleging unfair and deceptive sales and marketing practices.

Represented a pharmaceutical company in multistate attorney general investigations relating to alleged false and misleading product advertising.

Represented medical device manufacturers in government and internal investigations, and related litigation, relating to alleged kickbacks to doctors.

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