Emerging Issues: The Cutting-edge of Qui Tam Developments – What’s New for 2015 and Beyond

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
Communications Law
Kayla Stachniak Kaplan
Alan Dabdoub
Robert W. Sadowski Esq.
Ian Samson
Jim McCarthy

SPEAKERS' FIRMS:

About Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

From offices located in the world's principal financial centers, Fried Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s lawyers provide advice to clients regarding their most critical legal and business needs. Fried Frank’s False Claims Act attorneys have extensive experience in every facet of the civil False Claims Act, and have been on the cutting edge of litigation and debate about the FCA's interpretation and scope.  The Firm regularly represents financial industry, defense, health care, and other government contractors in high stakes cases.  The Firm’s False Claims Act practitioners also assist and represent entities not normally associated with federal and state fraud investigations, such as municipal airport authorities, computer manufacturers, private and state universities, academic medical centers, import and export companies, major accounting and consulting firms, magazine publishers, and oil and gas exploration companies.

Website: https://www.friedfrank.com/

About Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, LLP

At Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, we represent you in the way that we would want to be represented: aggressively, creatively and effectively. Our track record is a product of unique talent, inspiration and hard work. We represent Fortune 500 corporations, major financial institutions, and prominent individuals. We have tried business disputes of all types, including breach of contract, intellectual property and trade secret, class action, financial services, securities, breach of fiduciary duty, employment, as well as professional malpractice cases. We have tried these cases to judges and juries throughout the country with a consistent track record of success.

Website: https://www.lynnllp.com/

About Sadowski Fischer PLLC

Sadowski Fischer PLLC is a prestigious New York law firm specializing in qui tam practice. It has successfully represented whistleblowers nationwide in False Claims Act, FIRREA, SEC, CFTC and IRS matters, resulting in the exposure of fraud and significant financial rewards for Sadowski Fischer’s clients.

Recognized by other attorneys in New York City as being among its “Super Lawyers,” Sadowski Fischer handles the investigation of complex fraud schemes and resolves disputes to achieve the best resolution for its clients, from negotiating complex settlements to taking a case to trial.   

Sadowski Fischer ‘s seasoned litigators have tried all manner of cases ranging from trusts and estates, bankruptcy, tax, breach of contract, Civil Rights, employment discrimination, defamation, to fraud cases involving massive Ponzi schemes in both state and federal courts. The attorneys also possess many years of experience in litigating a great number of qui tam and Whistleblower cases that have led to significant recoveries.

Website: https://www.sflawgroup.com/

About Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack

For nearly four decades Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack has represented clients around the world in cases involving catastrophic accidents, environmental contamination, aviation accidents, complex commercial disputes, insurance bad faith, products liability, construction defects, securities fraud and other areas where victims and consumers need our help.  The firm has been internationally recognized for its work in complex and multi-party plaintiff litigation, and its effective approach to resolving litigation matters.  The firm routinely litigates cases on a referral or co-counsel basis.  With over 25 lawyers and a large support staff, Engstrom, Lipscomb and Lack is among the largest plaintiff law firms in California.

Website: https://www.elllaw.com/

About Diamond McCarthy LLP

Diamond McCarthy is a national litigation boutique specializing in complex and high-stakes business cases. From "bet the company" commercial disputes to business dissolutions, professional liability cases to class actions, qui tam lawsuits to RICO and antitrust actions, we are known as creative, sophisticated, thorough and tenacious litigators on both sides of the docket. We frequently are asked to tackle issues of first impression in the courts and regularly argue such issues in the trial and appellate courts. Across the country and around the world, in federal, state and international courts, in bankruptcy proceedings, in arbitration forums, and in the context of other alternative dispute resolution proceedings, we provide first class representation for our clients.

When major law firms must refer clients and cases due to conflicts, Diamond McCarthy is often on their short list. That is not only because Diamond McCarthy is generally conflict-free, but because Diamond McCarthy has successfully opposed many of the largest law firms and litigation parties in the country, and can do so on behalf of their own clients.  We are also noted for our tenacious representation of our clients, our cost-effective, no-nonsense approach to our work, our superior forensic work in the discovery phase, and our ability to augment the value of economic and financial experts with our lawyers' own strong business, finance and accounting acumen and experience.

Website: https://www.diamondmccarthy.com/

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