An experienced health care attorney and the managing partner of Reed Smith’s Washington, D.C. office, Lesley assists numerous clients with some of their most complicated, contentious and high-profile litigation and regulatory matters. Lesley has helped hospitals, medical and DMEPOS suppliers, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, LTACHs, hospices, medical schools and other health care entities navigate the highly-regulated health care industry while under significant scrutiny from the U.S. government and other parties. To aptly advise her clients on these often-sensitive issues, Lesley brings her in-depth understanding of the complex regulatory environment and extensive experience in administrative state and federal litigation. Lesley’s practice includes the representation of health care clients in many types of compliance matters, including internal investigations and self-disclosures. Lesley has significant experience in False Claims Act cases, and complex litigation affecting health care providers, manufacturers and suppliers. She has also handled numerous payment appeals and disputes through the administrative agencies and federal court. Through her practice, Lesley has worked extensively on class action and antitrust issues affecting health care clients. Previously, Lesley had experience working in the office of in-house counsel at a health maintenance organization in the Washington, D.C. area.