Hooper, Lundy & Bookman is pleased to announce that Andrew Struve has joined the firm’s Litigation Department as a partner in its San Diego and Los Angeles offices. He joins from Brown Rudnick, where he was Chair of the US Health Practice, and was previously the Co-Chair of Health Care Litigation at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.
Struve is one of the most prominent and experienced senior litigators serving the health care industry today and has more than 20 years of health care experience in complex commercial litigation, unfair competition actions, and regulatory compliance. He focuses on mid-cap companies held by health care private equity funds.
He has litigated class actions, federal and state qui tam litigation, antitrust, RICO actions, managed care contracting suits, intellectual property disputes, earnout disputes, bad faith claims, and payment disputes, and has conducted numerous trials, internal investigations, and compliance audits. In addition to leading litigation teams in health care disputes, he serves as national governance, regulatory, and compliance counsel for several large companies. Andrew is well known for arguing Alvarado v. Sun Healthcare et al., a first-impression decision dismissing an Unfair Competition Law action against nursing homes for alleged violations of statutory nurse hours staffing requirements.
Mark Reagan, incoming Managing Partner of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, noted: “Andrew is highly respected in the health care space and his extensive experience and success in high-stakes litigation speaks for itself. We have worked with him, and across from him, for years and have observed his work firsthand. We welcome him to HLB - it's a great fit. Our firm is well known for its in-depth knowledge of the complex and rapidly evolving health care market and Andrew's addition deepens our bench."
Commenting on his move to HLB, Struve said: “Hooper, Lundy & Bookman is a leader in the health care industry and the firm’s excellent reputation within the industry we serve aligns well with my practice. I have known and respected the firm for many years and I’m thrilled to be joining a group of people I consider friends and industry experts.”
In addition to his health care practice, Struve also serves as a domestic violence counselor pro bono for Legal Aid Society of Los Angeles.
About Hooper, Lundy & Bookman: Founded in 1987, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman PC is the largest law firm in the country dedicated solely to the representation of health care providers and suppliers. With offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Boston, and Washington, D.C., and clients in all 50 states, we meet the business, litigation, regulatory, and government relations needs of a broad array of health care providers―ranging from the largest national health care organizations to community hospitals and individual physician practices. We are pleased to be ranked by Chambers as Tier One: Healthcare, California. For more information, please visit our website at www.health-law.com.