Heidi A. Wendel
Heidi Wendel has a broad range of experience with health care and financial fraud cases, including investigations, litigation, and settlements. She also has extensive courtroom experience, including trials, evidentiary hearings, and circuit court arguments.Prior to rejoining Jones Day in 2013, Heidi served with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York in several high-level positions, most recently as chief of the Civil Frauds Unit, where she had primary responsibility for major litigations in health care and financial fraud. During this time she investigated and supervised health care cases involving kickbacks; off-label marketing; cost reporting; upcoding; pharmaceutical pricing, rebates, and discounts; home care; and drug diversion, among other health care cases, as well as FHA and conventional mortgage fraud cases, and other types of financial fraud cases. Heidi also has experience with cases involving fraud in major grants, education, and construction contracts. Her private practice experience includes numerous internal investigations.