Judith A. Waltz


Judith A. Waltz



Judith A. Waltz (JD 1981) has spent her career as a health care attorney in California, where she has been a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP in San Francisco since 1998. She is the co-chair of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group and Health Care Industry Team and former co-chair of the Life Sciences Industry Team. She focuses her practice on government investigations, false claims act, corporate integrity agreements, reimbursement strategies, bankruptcy, Medicare and Medicaid compliance counseling, and Medicare/Medicaid overpayments and enrollment disputes.

She is a member of the Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations and Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practices.

Prior to joining Foley in 1998, Waltz served as assistant regional counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in San Francisco and has held appointments as a special assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern and Northern Districts of California. She was formerly a chair of Foley’s Women’s Network Steering Committee.

In addition to her law degree, Waltz obtained a Masters in Public Administration from the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). At IU Waltz was an associate instructor in the School of Business and a teaching assistant at SPEA. As an undergraduate student at IU she held leadership positions including vice president of the Indiana University Student Association, and served as a student member of the Bloomington Faculty Council and the Student Advisory Committee to the Dean of Students.

In service to the law school, Waltz has served on the Board of Visitors since 2009. She is a 2022 inductee to the law school's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows.


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