J. Scott Gilbert has joined Watkins & Eager PLLC as Counsel. Gilbert, who has received the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association 2013 Investigation of the Year Award, will focus his practice in Healthcare Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense. Gilbert previously was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Mississippi, where he litigated white-collar crime matters, including health care fraud, money laundering, the Bank Secrecy Act, bank fraud, asset forfeiture and public corruption. He also managed the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering program for 94 United States Attorney’s offices.
A frequent speaker, Gilbert has lectured on money laundering and asset forfeiture at the Department of Justice Training Facility in Columbia, South Carolina. He is also an adjunct professor at the Mississippi College School of Law, where he teaches Criminal Practice and Asset Forfeiture Law.
Gilbert holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mississippi State University (magna cum laude, 2003) and a Juris Doctor Degree from Mississippi College School of Law (magna cum laude, 2006).
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