Washington D.C. attorney, Robert W. Liles, leads the legal team that developed and maintains the curriculum and examination protocols for PMI's Certified Medical Compliance Officer (CMCO) credential. His background and education provide a real-life perspective and approach towards compliance. As Managing Member of Liles Parker, PLLC, Robert heads one of the nation's leading law firms focused on healthcare fraud defense and regulatory matters representing healthcare providers in civil, criminal, and administrative proceedings. He also serves as outside compliance counsel to a number of national health care organizations and a third-party billing association.
PMI has worked closely for many years with Robert as an expert faculty and lead legal counsel on matters of compliance. His qualifications are second to none. He was the first National Health Care Fraud Coordinator and subsequently worked as Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for United States Attorneys. In addition to his law degree, Robert holds a Master's in Business Administration. He has been awarded an "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating that may be awarded to an attorney. He has also been rated "10.0" (out of a possible 10.0) by AVVO, a nationwide attorney rating service.