King & Spalding Hires Ex-WellCare GC In Washington

Law360, Washington (August 22, 2012, 8:48 PM EDT) -- King & Spalding has added former U.S. Department of Justice official and vice president of WellCare Health Plans Inc. John C. Richter to its special matters and government investigations group, the firm announced Wednesday.

Richter will join the firm's Washington office on Sept. 4, fresh from his recent role as WellCare's vice president and general counsel, where he helped the payor reach a $137.5 million settlement with the federal government to dismiss Medicare fraud claims. That experience, he said, gave him additional insight into private sector...
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