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David B. Robbins

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Perkins Coie LLP

David Robbins chairs the firm's Healthcare Industry Group and is a partner with the firm's Litigation practice, where he handles complex commercial litigation.  For almost three decades, David's practice has focused on representing health care clients in litigation involving regulatory compliance, including false claims, anti-kickback, physician self-referral, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, antitrust, scientific misconduct and health care licensing issues. His clients include major academic medical centers, hospitals, clinical laboratories and pathology practices, health maintenance organizations, physicians, long term care facilities, pharmacy providers, medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, home health agencies and durable medical equipment providers across the country. He has successfully defended providers in cases involving alleged antitrust, false claims, regulatory compliance, food and drug, and scientific misconduct issues, as well as prosecuted healthcare reimbursement claims involving Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE and private payors.

A major component of David's practice is counseling clients on avoiding and redressing compliance issues.  He speaks frequently across the country to members of the health care and legal communities about fraud and abuse compliance issues, reimbursement matters and other related issues.

Case History

  • Other Court Admissions
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


  • "Peer Review Rated AV" in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Washington Law & Politics "Super Lawyer," Health Care Law, 2003-2005, 2012 - Present

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1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-6745
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

  • Health Care Law

Related Articles


  • Clark University (BA) (1980)
  • University of Washington (J.D.) (1983)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar

Organizations & Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association — Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association — Member