Brett Rector focuses his litigation practice on healthcare and commercial disputes. He represents all types of healthcare providers, including hospital systems, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, physicians groups and individual physicians. He has significant experience litigating disputes involving managed care, billing and reimbursement, employment, contracts, restrictive covenants and other complex commercial matters. He also represents healthcare clients in regulatory and compliance matters, including government investigations, qui tam suits and matters relating to alleged violations of federal and state anti-kickback provisions and Stark laws.
Brett has notable experience as a stand-up litigator, having successfully briefed and argued a variety of procedural, discovery and dispositive motions. He has also assisted in preparing and trying multiple cases to verdict, as well as examining and cross-examining both fact and expert witnesses during deposition.
Brett served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Michael F. Urbanski of the United States District Court of the Western District of Virginia and a judicial intern for the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn of the United States District Court of the Northern District of Texas.
Recent Notable Matters
Hospitals, medical device manufacturers and physician groups — disputes involving allegations of fraud, abuse and violations of state and federal false claims laws*
Hospital systems and air ambulance companies — managed care and reimbursement disputes against commercial and government payors*
Hospital systems and healthcare providers — disputes over alleged overbilling and fraudulent billing practices*
National hospital company — disputes relating to hospital services agreements, physician recruitment and employment agreements, lease agreements, commercial contracts, real estate covenants, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, public information requests and privacy issues*
Healthcare providers — advice on operational and compliance issues, including compliance with Stark Law and the anti-kickback statutes and reviews before the Texas Medical Board*
* Work completed prior to Bracewell