MICHAEL F. KLEIN
Michael F. Klein is a partner in the firm's San Diego office and chairs the firm's Marketing Committee. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Klein served as outside general counsel to National Staff Specialists, Inc.
Mr. Klein's practice focuses on the representation of clients involved in business, consumer and class action litigation in a broad range of industries with an emphasis on serving clients in the health care, managed care, insurance, transportation, and real estate sectors. Mr. Klein has successfully litigated a multitude of high stakes matters such as:
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Klein provides regulatory and governance advice to clients in the health care and insurance industries. He also regularly assists health care clients in compliance matters and governmental investigations involving EMTALA, consent issues, Medicare/Medicaid billing, fraud and abuse, and transactions impacting the Stark and Anti-Kickback laws as well as the False Claims Act.
As part of his regulatory practice, Mr. Klein also advises clients regarding federal and state privacy and data security laws. In this capacity, Mr. Klein works closely with clients to develop compliance and risk management plans to comply with relevant state and federal laws and the deployment of appropriate insurance strategies designed to hedge against the risk of a potential data breach or other cyber-liability claim.
In addition to his practice, Mr. Klein served as a member of the Health Care Law Committee of the State Bar of California (Member 2001-2005; Co-Secretary 2002-3, Vice Chair, Education 2003-2004; Co-Chairman 2004-2005) and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the California Society of Healthcare Attorneys. In the field of bioethics, Mr. Klein served as a member of Citrus Valley Medical Center's Ethics Committee (2007-2008).