Amandeep (Aman) Sidhu is a litigation partner in the firm’s D.C. office, focusing his practice on regulatory and compliance counseling, state and federal government investigations, and complex civil litigation involving regulated industries. Aman regularly represents clients in high stakes disputes in the health care and life sciences industries, including hospitals and health care companies in defense of qui tam litigation involving the False Claims Act (FCA), Stark Law, and Anti-Kickback Statute in federal district courts. His health care regulatory practice includes significant experience in certificate of need (CON) laws in Virginia and Washington, DC and he regularly facilitates approval for the introduction or expansion of health care services in these jurisdictions. Furthermore, Aman also advises clients on domestic and international risk management issues, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA).
Aman clerked for the Chief Judge Walter S. Felton, Jr., of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and while clerking, he was a member of the National Association of Appellate Court Attorneys. At that time, he was appointed by Chief Justice Leroy R. Hassell Sr. in the Supreme Court of Virginia to serve as a task force member of the Commission on Virginia Courts in the 21stCentury: To Benefit All, To Exclude None.
Aman is also a co-founder of the Sikh Coalition, the largest civil and human rights non-profit organization in the United States dedicated to protecting the interests of the Sikh community. He has led lobbying efforts in the U.S. Congress regarding hate crimes, profiling, workplace, and public accommodation discrimination, and also serves as lead counsel in an ongoing effort to end the U.S. military’s presumptive ban on the service of observant Sikhs and other religious minorities. In partnership with the Sikh Coalition and other organizational partners, Aman’s work led to historic policy changes in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force that has opened the door to over 60 observant Sikhs serving in the U.S. military.