Ritu is an associate in Arent Fox’s health care practice group. Her practice consists of representing health care providers, such as hospitals and health systems, in litigation, regulatory, and compliance matters with a particular focus on fraud and abuse, compliance, as well as internal and government investigations.
Ritu has extensive experience in helping clients conduct internal investigations. She has particular experience in defending clients against civil and criminal investigations of alleged violations of the Medicare anti-kickback statute, the Stark Law, and the False Claims Act. Ritu also provides regulatory and compliance advice involving the Medicare fraud and abuse laws.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Ritu was a health care associate at a large international law firm. While there, Ritu represented hospitals, health systems, and laboratories in government investigations. She also provided compliance and regulatory advice to hospitals, laboratories, and medical device companies with respect to the Medicare fraud and abuse laws.
In 2004, Ritu completed a one-year clerkship for the Honorable Paul W. Armstrong, of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County, Criminal Division. In the summer of 2001, she also clerked for the Honorable Morton I. Greenberg, U S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Ritu is an active member of the American Health Lawyers Association, National Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, and the South Asian Bar Association of Washington, DC.