Cara Rice is an associate in the firm’s Government Enforcement and Investigations Practice Group. She represents individuals and companies throughout all stages of government investigations, including civil investigative demands, civil enforcement actions, and criminal proceedings. She has assisted clients across a broad range of industries, and she has experience resolving a variety of criminal and civil allegations, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, money laundering, and public corruption. Cara also conducts internal investigations on behalf of her corporate clients, helping companies assess future compliance needs and respond to pre-existing government investigations.

Prior to joining Bradley, Cara clerked for the Hon. William Jung of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida for two years.

Cara graduated Order of the Coif from Vanderbilt Law School, which she attended tuition-free as a John W. Wade scholar. While in law school, Cara received four Scholastic Excellence Awards in the following subjects: Evidence, Corporations & Business Entities, Legal Research & Writing, and American Legal History. She also co-authored an article published in NYU Law Review about the treatment of forensic reports under the Confrontation Clause.

Before attending law school, Cara worked as a reporter at Law360 covering white collar and securities litigation. Cara has a B.S. (summa cum laude) in Journalism and a B.A. (cum laude) in English from the University of Florida.

Notable Matters
  • Secured the pre-trial dismissal of all criminal charges filed against client under the Anti-Kickback Statute.
  • Drafted successful motion to dismiss on behalf of physician practices in whistleblower suit alleging violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act.