Kenneth J. Walsh // Vice President
Kenneth Walsh retired as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) following a successful and rewarding thirty-five year career. Mr. Walsh joined the ranks of the FBI while earning a degree in Business Administration from the University of Memphis. Upon completion of training at the FBI Academy, Mr. Walsh was assigned as a Special Agent to FBI offices in Miami, Chicago, Nashville, and Tampa.
Mr. Walsh joined Chase & Associates in July 2006 and manages the firm's health care related investigative and litigation support for law firms and corporate clients. During his FBI career, Mr. Walsh specialized in complex white collar crime cases such as health care fraud, public corruption, financial institution and bankruptcy fraud, and investment and government program fraud. Mr. Walsh's investigative work resulted in many noteworthy prosecutions, including corruption convictions of members of the Cook County Board of Tax Appeals and a long-term public corruption and gambling probe in Tennessee. In Tampa, Mr. Walsh investigated health care fraud cases concerning national drug store chains and the country's largest for-profit hospital system, which resulted in one of the most significant monetary recoveries affected by the United States government.
Mr. Walsh has worked extensively with attorneys in the private sector, as well as prosecutors in numerous jurisdictions. He has also worked closely with personnel within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, staff of the Program Safeguard Contractors that investigate Medicare Fraud, the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services, and other federal, state, local law enforcement and regulatory agencies.
In recognition of his efforts to combat health care fraud, Mr. Walsh received the FBI Director's Award for Excellence in Investigation and the Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service in 2001 and the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General's Integrity Award in 2006.