Amy L. Madigan

Amy Madigan

joined King & Spalding in 1998. She is Counsel with the Special Matters and Government Investigations Practice Group in the Atlanta office. Ms. Madigan’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, complex civil fraud litigation and corporate compliance programs. Ms. Madigan’s practice is focused primarily on civil fraud and the False Claims Act as well and anti-corruption and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Ms. Madigan’s civil fraud litigation experience spans an array of subject matters, but primarily has focused on the healthcare industry. Ms. Madigan advises a variety of healthcare organizations including health systems, academic medical systems, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and entities involved in the drug delivery system including retail pharmacies, specialty pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers. She has extensive experience in the defense of federal and state health care fraud and abuse investigations and enforcement actions, defending and resolving complex civil False Claims Act and qui tam matters, internal investigations, and strategies for voluntary disclosure. Ms. Madigan also works to develop, evaluate and implement comprehensive healthcare compliance programs and help clients manage Corporate Integrity Agreements and Certification of Compliance Agreements with the Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General. Ms. Madigan’s experience has covered various aspects of health care law including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues, state and federal false claims acts, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, HIPAA, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) standards, HHS Office of Inspector General compliance guidance, PhRMA guidelines, FDA regulations, DEA controlled substance restrictions and State Boards of Pharmacy requirements.

Ms. Madigan’s practice also focuses on anti-corruption where she has assisted multinational corporations with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act government enforcement actions and internal investigations in multiple foreign countries. Her anti-corruption experience has focused on the energy and energy services industries.

Ms. Madigan also has extensive experience in e-discovery and provides guidance on e-discovery issues in civil and criminal government investigations and litigation. She is a member of the firm’s E-Discovery Task Force.

She has a B.A. in Government/International Relations from Wesleyan University and J.D., with distinction, from Emory University. She is a 1998 member of the Bar in Georgia.


Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in Africa: A Preliminary Report, 11 Emory International Law Review 287 (1997)

Unfiled Tax Liens: Newfound Vitality in Attaching to ERISA-Qualified Pension Plans in the Post-Patterson v Shumate Era, Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Spring 1998


E-Discovery In Civil and Criminal Government Investigations, July 2013

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Health Govt Investigations , 2) Global Disputes , 3) False Claims Act / Qui Tam Whistleblower , 4) Healthcare Industry and 5) Government Investigations
Law School J.D., with distinction, Emory University
Education B.A., Wesleyan University
Bar Member / Association State bar of Georgia
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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