Attorney Lousene M. Hoppe is among the 11 new board members named to the National LGBT Bar Association and Foundation, the country's largest organizations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied legal professionals. Hoppe will serve a two-year term. Prior to being selected, Hoppe served on the Board’s American Bar Association Relations Committee for four years. During that time, she developed and helped implement ABA policy on various legal issues affecting the LGBT community.
Hoppe is a litigator and criminal defense attorney who represents corporations and individuals accused of health care fraud, financial or tax crimes, and criminal felony and misdemeanor cases at both the state and federal levels. She also focuses on foreign corruption practices act investigations and due diligence, false claims act litigation, investigations of alleged regulatory or licensing violations, and related commercial litigation matters. Hoppe is experienced in dealing with representatives/agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, the Office of the Inspector General, the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Labor and other government agencies on behalf of clients under investigation for civil or criminal penalties. She assists companies and individuals with responding to grand jury or administrative subpoenas and civil investigative demands. Hoppe offers practical guidance for those who face exclusion from state and federal programs, including Medicare/Medicaid. Her commercial litigation practice focuses on shareholder disputes, civil fraud and misrepresentation and the healthcare industry.
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