Sarah Franklin is vice-chair of Covington’s Life Sciences Litigation and Investigations practice group.
Ms. Franklin has defended numerous criminal and civil enforcement actions and conducted internal investigations covering a broad range of health care compliance issues, including fraud and abuse, advertising and promotion, price reporting, and manufacturing issues.
Ms. Franklin also draws on her enforcement experience and industry knowledge to counsel pharmaceutical and medical device companies on mitigating risks and implementing compliance programs. She has advised pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers on negotiating, implementing, and operating under HHS OIG Corporate Integrity Agreements.
In addition to her life sciences practice, Ms. Franklin conducts sensitive internal investigations for a range of clients on issues including securities violations, government contracting, and anti-bribery/anti-corruption.
Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Franklin investigated and prosecuted consumer protection violations for the Federal Trade Commission.