Prior to joining Skadden in 2010, Mr. Loucks had most recently served as acting U.S. attorney and first assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Before serving as acting U.S. attorney, Mr. Loucks had a long his-tory in the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office. He was first assistant U.S. attorney (2005–2009); white collar crime section chief (2005); health care fraud unit chief (1997–2004); and health care fraud coordinator (1992–2004), where he established the office’s health care fraud practice and was involved in major prosecutions, including those involving pharmaceutical and medical devices. He was a nationally recognized health care fraud prosecutor, handling many of the department’s most high–profile health care fraud prosecutions of the past two decades. He joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1985, after five years in private practice.