Robert S. Salcido Esq.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Salcido, Robert S.

Robert Salcido, a Partner in Akin Gump's Washington, D.C., office, has represented several Fortune 500 companies, major nonprofit health care systems, and executives in responding to governmental civil and criminal investigations, conducting internal investigations, defending lawsuits filed under the False Claims Act (FCA) and defending wrongful retaliation lawsuits brought by alleged whistle-blowers. Mr. Salcido also provides counseling regarding the application of health care fraud and abuse laws.

Prior to Akin Gump, Mr. Salcido was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in the Civil Fraud Unit from 1988-93. He prosecuted cases under the FCA, handled cases under the FCA’s voluntary disclosure provisions and specialized in whistle-blower actions brought under the qui tam provisions of the FCA.

Mr. Salcido received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

He is the author of Bloomberg BNA Health Law & Business Portfolio Series No. 2650, False Claims Act: Health Care Applications and Defenses.