steve jacksonBA 1973, History

Partner, Faegre, Baker, Daniels LLP
Fort Wayne, IN

Steve Jackson concentrates his practice in the representation of health care providers, including False Claims Act litigation, Fraud and Abuse counseling, peer review proceedings, institutional review boards and ethics committees. He also serves as principal trial counsel in employment discrimination and civil litigation matters in state and federal courts across the nation.

Representative Experience

  • First Chair federal court defense of qui tam claim against medical device manufacturer
  • First Chair federal court defense of qui tam claim against hospital system
  • First Chair state court defense in multimillion dollar claim by departing physicians for breach of fiduciary duty and Anti-Kickback violations against large HMO
  • First Chair federal court defense in jury trial of discrimination/harassment claim
  • First Chair federal court defense in jury trial of medical device manufacturer in products liability claim
  • First Chair state court defense of $80 million fraud, franchise and anti-trust claim
  • First Chair federal court defense in jury trial of retaliation claim

Faculty Positions

  • Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne — Commercial Law, Instructor, 1978-83


  • The Best Lawyers in America — Health Care Law, 2003-16, and Commercial Litigation, 2007-16
  • Indiana Super Lawyers — Health Care, since its first publication in 2004 to 2015
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014
  • Moot Court Board — Individual Champion, 1975, and President, 1977
  • Seventh Circuit Moot Court Champion, 1976

Professional Associations

  • Allen County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Benjamin Harrison American Inn of Court, 1994-present — Vice President, 1999; President, 2000

Civic Activities

  • Anthony Wayne Rotary Club, 1977-present — President, 1990-91
  • Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice of Allen County — Board of Directors
  • YMCA of Allen County — Board of Directors
  • First Presbyterian Church — Board of Trustees
  • Washington Crossing Foundation — Board of Directors
  • First Presbyterian Church Foundation — Board of Directors


  • Various health care issues in Indiana, 1993-present
  • Northern Indiana Health Care Symposium — Coordinator

Published Articles

  • Punishing Corporate Crime: Legal Penalties for Criminal and Regulatory Violations
    Co-author with James T. O'Reilly, James Patrick Hanlon, Ralph F. Hall and Erin Reilly Lewis, Oxford University Press, August 2009
  • Have You Reviewed Your Physician Noncompete Recently? New Guidance From the Indiana Supreme Court Co-author with David Storey, Fort Wayne Business People Magazine, May 2008
  • Physician recruitment issues
  • Use of the National Practitioner Data Bank
  • Medical records issues in Indiana
  • Qui tam suits in health care institutions


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