JOE LOCASCIO is a managing associate in the Healthcare group of the firm’s Chicago office.
Joe leverages healthcare regulatory knowledge to assist in securing favorable outcomes in federal and state courts across the country. Joe has experience litigating suits involving federal and state false claims acts, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Controlled Substances Act, and the Administrative Procedure Act, among others. Further, Joe has helped to defend some of the country’s largest healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors in False Claims Act investigations. Finally, Joe has deep experience in administrative litigation within the Department of Health and Human Services.
Joe graduated from Cornell University Law School with a Concentration in Public Law. During law school, he served as articles editor of the Cornell International Law Journal, was a teaching assistant to Professors Michael Dorf and George Hay, and was the student representative to the Faculty Appointments Committee. Joe received his B.A., with general and special honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Chicago, where he majored in political science and minored in classical civilization.
Joe is active in community service. He was Vice President for Communications of the Cornell chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project. He was also a trustee of the University of Chicago Community Service Fund.