Abid Riaz Qureshi is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Litigation & Trial Department in the Washington, D.C. office. He is the former Global Chair of Latham’s Pro Bono Committee and previously served as Co-Chair for the Washington, D.C. office Litigation & Trial Department. In September 2016, President Obama nominated Mr. Qureshi to fill a vacancy on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Mr. Qureshi has particular experience in matters involving allegations of:
- False Claims Act liability
- Violations of the federal securities laws
- Healthcare fraud and abuse
Mr. Qureshi is an experienced trial lawyer who has served as lead counsel in numerous trials before federal and state courts throughout the country. He has represented clients in state and federal courts (at the district and appellate levels), national and international arbitral tribunals, and before state and federal regulators.
In addition to his commercial litigation experience, Mr. Qureshi has substantial experience handling internal corporate investigations, governmental inquiries, and regulatory proceedings. He has particular facility with managing large multi-faceted investigations on behalf of international companies. He is listed as a leading lawyer in America by Lawdragon 500 2017 and is recognized in the 2014 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers list, which recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.
He is recognized in Chambers USA 2018 for Litigation: General Commercial and is listed as a leading lawyer in America by Lawdragon 500 2017. He was recognized in the 2014 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers list, which recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.