False Claims Act Landscape for 2017: Going Beyond the Horizons

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
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Elizabeth Scott
Jennifer M. Wollenberg
Marion T. Hack
Emma R. Cecil


About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has extensive experience advising clients on the False Claims Act (FCA) and defending FCA lawsuits and related civil, criminal and congressional investigations. Our lawyers have assisted Fortune 500 and nonprofit companies in more than 40 significant FCA matters. We routinely conduct internal investigations, respond to government and congressional investigations, defend lawsuits filed under the FCA, defend retaliation lawsuits brought by alleged whistleblowers, and seek to avert debarment and exclusion proceedings. Our clients are supported by the depth and breadth of a multi-jurisdictional practice and the comprehensive intellectual capital of more than 900 lawyers. Our experience in the industries that are most often the subject of FCA and qui tam cases—government contracts, health care, pharmaceutical, construction and energy, among others—translates into a competitive edge for our clients.

Website: https://www.akingump.com/

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 and FIRREA 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 interpretation and scope of both statutes – the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989. The Firm regularly represents financial industry, defense, healthcare, and other government contractors in high stakes cases. The Firm’s False Claims Act and FIRREA 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 Pepper Hamilton LLP

Pepper Hamilton’s Construction Practice Group is one of the largest and most sophisticated in the country, ranked nationally by Chambers USA, U.S. News / Best Lawyers and similar publications. Their lawyers counsel clients on some of the biggest, most sophisticated construction projects in the world. Pepper has deep experience in critical industry sectors, particularly energy, pipelines and other infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and health care, manufacturing and process plants, and offices, hotels/resorts and residential. They are innovators in using project management and process improvement tools to drive efficiencies in matters of all size and type, utilize accurate and predictable budgets, and reduce overall costs. Pepper’s expertise covers transactional and dispute resolution work on private projects, government projects, and private projects with government funding. Their lawyers have handled projects and cases in all parts of the United States – and around the world.

Website: https://www.pepperlaw.com/

About Polsinelli

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 800 attorneys in 20 offices, serving corporations, institutions, and entrepreneurs nationally. Ranked in the top five percent of law firms for client service,* the firm has risen more than 50 spots in Am Law's annual firm ranking over the past five years. Polsinelli attorneys provide practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, and business litigation. Polsinelli attorneys have depth of experience in 100 service areas and 70 industries.

Website: https://www.polsinelli.com/