Johnjerica Hodge concentrates her practice on internal and government investigations, corporate compliance, environmental litigation and appellate litigation. She represents health care providers in investigations and related False Claims Act matters arising from allegations of Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse and violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute.
Additionally, she provides counsel on billing and coding issues related to state laws. Johnjerica is a member of the independent compliance monitor team appointed in connection with a significant Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement by a pharmaceutical company, and she counsels clients on various environmental law, administrative law and constitutional law issues. Johnjerica has substantial experience in motion practice in state and federal courts and also devotes a portion of her practice to corporate compliance and business ethics issues.
Prior to joining Katten, Johnjerica served as a clerk for Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. During law school, she contributed to and was a member of the Alabama Law Review. She also interned in the Federal Tort Claims Act Litigation Section of the US Department of Justice and with the Honorable Lawrence S. Coogler of the US District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.