John C. Dodds

John C. Dodds is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Dodds' practice centers on the representation of organizations and individuals in government investigations and related litigation, internal investigations, qui tam litigation, and other litigation involving claims of fraud and abuse. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Dodds began his association with the firm in 1985. From 1988–1993, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In that position, Mr. Dodds handled the investigation and prosecution of a wide range of federal crimes, including health care fraud, corporate fraud, RICO, public corruption and environmental offenses. He received the Directors Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, and the Inspector General's Integrity Award for his work in the investigation and prosecution of health care fraud.

Upon leaving the U.S. Attorney's office in January 1993, Mr. Dodds was appointed Special Deputy Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and, along with other attorneys from the firm, conducted a nine-month grand jury investigation of alleged improprieties by members of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Mr. Dodds handles a wide variety of government investigations, white collar matters and related litigation, including major representations involving various industries including the pharmaceutical, medical device, and financial services industries. He has experience acting as lead counsel for major pharmaceutical and medical device companies in government investigations, class action litigation, and other claims involving the marketing and pricing of products, promotional activities and FDA regulations. Mr. Dodds also has experience defending companies in investigations and litigations by numerous individual state attorneys general and by multi-state attorney general coalitions.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) White Collar Litigation & Government Investigations, 3) Environmental Crimes, 4) Environmental Litigation, 5) Environmental, 6) Antitrust, 7) Life Sciences and Healthcare and 8) Health Industry Compliance & Government Enforcement
Law School Villanova University School of Law
Education Yale University, 1981, B.A.
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Pennsylvania
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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