Larissa Koshatka is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Larissa focuses her practice on advising and assisting clients in all aspects of business litigation, including defending and prosecuting lawsuits on behalf of medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical distribution companies, regional and national pharmacies, specialty pharmacies, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, and financial institutions.
Larissa has successfully represented clients in administrative, state, and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. She has significant experience at all stages of litigation, including drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, presenting oral arguments, taking and defending fact and expert depositions, conducting direct and cross-examinations, and preparing cases for trial. She also counsels clients on compliance with federal regulations, preventative measures and risk management, negotiations, and alternative dispute resolution.
Larissa's representative experience includes:
- Conducting a large-scale investigation of a global distribution facility regarding compliance with the Controlled Substances Act and Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act;
- Serving on a national discovery counsel team for an international medical device manufacturer in consumer product liability multi-district litigation;
- Developing litigation strategy and preparing responsive pleadings to a Show Cause Order from the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the revocation of a DEA certificate of registration;
- Serving on an investigative team regarding potential violations of the federal anti-kickback statute and False Claims Act in response to a Subpoena Duces Tecum by the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services;
- Leading appeals of determinations of overpayment by a state Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning for a regional pharmacy system;
- Preparing discovery motions for an international medical device manufacturer regarding employee non-compete obligations;
- Defending a compounding pharmacy in a state administrative proceeding objecting to the state's authority to regulate extemporaneous pharmaceutical compounding; and
- Leading an appeal of a state administrative decision denying admission of Medicaid waiver recipients to an assisted living facility.
- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Health Litigation
- Banking & Financial Institutions
- Franchise & Distribution
Education and Honors
- Indiana University–Maurer School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2011)
- Virginia Tech (B.A., cum laude, 2006)
- Washington D.C.
Professional and Civic Activities
- Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
- DC Bar Association (Litigation Section)
- American Bar Association (Litigation Section)
- Selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition (2018-present)
- Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition (2016)