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Ankura University Associate, Disputes & Economics (Healthcare Disputes) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

This position supports the Ankura Disputes & Economics Business Group - one of seven practices focused on client delivery services across the Firm.

Practice Summary:

The Healthcare Disputes, Compliance and Forensics practice focuses on assisting healthcare and life science clients and their counsel in addressing the issues associated with complex disputes, investigations, regulatory and compliance, and technology services. Our practice professionals have a thorough understanding of the issues facing a broad range of clients in the healthcare industry including but not limited to provider, payer, and pharmacy clients. We bring the deep industry knowledge and experience necessary to assist these clients with their most pressing and sensitive matters.

  • Ankura’s provider team has experience assisting hospitals, long term care centers, outpatient and diagnostic centers, DME providers, home health agencies, hospice centers and their legal counsel to provide effective solutions for their most complex litigation and compliance issues.

  • Ankura’s payer team brings a combination of compliance, operations, audit, clinical coding, data analytics, financial, valuation, and systems professionals to support payer executives and their counsel with regulatory compliance, operations, disputes, investigations, and transaction support and due diligence.

  • Ankura’s pharmacy team assists counsel across the entire spectrum of pharmacy benefits, including retail, hospital, and specialty pharmacies; distributors; pharmacy benefit managers; and plan sponsors. Our expertise includes: the quantification of financial exposure through analytic and statistical methods; prescription drug claims submission and payment; pharmacy benefit administration; Medicare Part D compliance; and the preparation of expert and consultative reports shared with prosecutors or used in commercial litigation.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Summer Interns, working as part of a project team, perform critical, value-added work that directly impact a client’s bottom line. Responsibilities may include developing and performing financial, accounting, economic, and statistical analyses; providing detailed fact finding, research and analysis; developing computer models including detailed and complex spreadsheet analyses; assisting with data gathering activities including document review, research, and quality control of data entry activities and preparation of expert reports and exhibits; demonstrating proper documentation of analysis; and providing excellent client service.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates should be top academic performers, be interested in the consulting industry, and meet the following criteria:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with an expected graduation date between December 2022 to August 2023, with a major in accounting, finance, economics, statistics or public Policy

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better.

  • Interest in healthcare industry.

  • Interested in working with large data sets and developing analytical models.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Creative problem-solving ability and a collaborative, consultancy mindset.

  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize tasks.

  • Highly motivated, driven, and dynamic attitude towards work and career.

  • Ability to excel within a team environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; familiarity with Microsoft Access, SQL, or statistical packages such as R, SAS, SPSS.

  • Ability to work overtime or travel as requested.

Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to change, risk, disputes, finance, performance, distress, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,500 professionals in more than 30 offices globally who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative lateral thinking, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivaled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Value . For more information, please visit: