In this fun, topical and engaging course, veteran litigator Andrew Struve examines the legal, ethical and practical implications of dealing with unethical adversaries, co-counsel and clients who don't play by the rules, and provides sage advice on how to deal with bad behavior by others in the moment. This program includes an overview of the legal ethics rules that most often come into play in this context, including an attorney’s duties of competency, diligence, loyalty, confidentiality and candor.
Andrew Struve, Shareholder, Buchalter P.C., Orange County, CA
Andrew is a member of the Health Care and Litigation practice groups in Buchalter’s Orange County office. Andrew focuses his practice on complex healthcare litigation and unfair competition actions as well as regulatory compliance matters. He has particular expertise in provider and plan representation, private equity, insurance, and the defense of consumer suits.
An experienced litigator in the healthcare field, Andrew has litigated both provider and health plan disputes, class and other representative actions, federal and state qui tam litigation, antitrust suits, RICO actions, managed care contracting suits, earnout disputes, partnership actions, bad faith claims, and payment disputes. He has also conducted numerous sensitive internal investigations and compliance audits, as well as responses to governmental and commercial billing/coding challenges. In addition to leading litigation teams in healthcare disputes in federal and state courts across the United States, Andrew serves as national governance, regulatory, and compliance counsel for a number of companies and many healthcare clients. He is an Elected Member of the American Law Institute, and is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating it confers.