Lara Silva


Lara has over 16 years of Civil litigation, healthcare fraud, regulatory, and administrative law experience. As a former Assistant Attorney General for Texas, Lara has handled high-profile fraud cases for the government, including investigations, drafting subpoenas, Civil Investigative Demands, Examinations Under Oath, settlement conferences, and complex discovery management in both Federal and State court.

Case Highlights

Co-counsel in cases filed under seal against major pharmaceutical and pharmacy companies in federal and state courts – obtained $73.0MM in recoveries for the State of Texas.

Lead counsel in U.S. ex rel. Hudnall v. Rescare, filed under the Federal False Claims Act and the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act – $2.1MM settlement

Lead counsel in a joint investigation with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Civil Medicaid Fraud Section, against Emeritus Corporation – $1.8MM settlement

Lead Counsel for Texas in U.S. ex rel. McCaslin v. Harris County Hospital District – $15.1MM settlement

Lead Counsel for Texas in U.S. ex rel. Fulp v. Marquez – over $3.2MM settlement

Lead Counsel for Texas in U.S. v. Harris Methodist HEB Hospital – $2.0MM settlement


  • Saint Mary’s University School of Law JD May 1998
  • Hebrew University School of Law Jerusalem,1996
  • Southwest Texas State University
  • Graduated Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in 1992

Professional Membership

  • State Bar of Texas – Litigation, Health Law, and Family Law sections
  • Austin Health Law Association
  • Speaker Rounds for Texas Health Law Conference
  • Coordinator for Mills Elementary Roaring Readers Program
  • Legal Representative – Center for Legal and Social Justice


Practice Areas

  • Other

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