Christopher C. Heery is an associate at Anderson, Rasor & Partners, where he focuses on civil litigation, investigations and the defense of matters involving the healthcare industry. Mr. Heery represents physicians and healthcare institutions accused of wrongful conduct. He also represents corporations, hospitals, and executives that are the subject of investigations conducted by federal and state agencies involving alleged complex civil and criminal healthcare fraud, defense contractor fraud, antitrust and False Claims Act violations.
Mr. Heery served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois. While working in the General Crimes Bureau he handled matters involving fraud, extortion, false statements and national security crimes. He also worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles P. Kocoras of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Mr. Heery is a member of the bars of the State of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 2004. In 2011, he graduated with honors from The John Marshall Law School and served as a comment editor for The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law.