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Reid Rector is an associate in the Denver office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. His practice focuses on litigation and government investigations for companies in the health care and technology industries, including health care and FDA compliance, enforcement, and related litigation, data security and consumer protection counseling and investigations, and complex civil litigation and class actions.
Mr. Rector has substantial experience representing health care, pharmaceutical, and medical device clients during investigations by the Department of Justice, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, including in-depth experience with the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute. He also regularly advises clients on FDA regulatory issues under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Additionally, Mr. Rector represent a variety of clients on data security and consumer protection issues, including in the class action context and in investigations before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights.
Representative Health Care and FDA Experience
Representative Data Security and Consumer Protection Experience
Representative Litigation and Class Action Experience
Mr. Rector has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts, and before regulatory agencies, in connection with all of these areas, as well as in connection with claims for unfair competition, false advertising, government fraud, and breach of contract. In addition, Mr. Rector has published several articles regarding the False Claims Act and data security standards. Most recently, Mr. Rector has been recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for Government Relations and Health Care Law practice.
Mr. Rector received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2013, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Team. Mr. Rector graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2005 with a B.A. in the Program of Liberal Studies. After completing undergraduate work, Mr. Rector worked on human rights issues in Washington, D.C. and global health issues in Lesotho.
Mr. Rector serves on the Board of Directors for the Touching Tiny Lives Foundation and The Delores Project. In addition, he is actively involved in pro bono work in the local community.
Mr. Rector is admitted to practice law in the State of Colorado, as well as in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Georgetown University - 2013 Juris Doctor
University of Notre Dame - 2005 Bachelor of Arts