False Claims Act/Qui Tam Whistleblowers Litigation: Hot Buttons in 2017

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Kayla Kaplan
Stefan Boedeker
Sherrie R. Savett
Susan R. Hershman

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 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: http://friedfrank.com/

About Berkeley Research Group

Berkeley Research Group is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony , investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms and regulatory bodies around the world.

BRG Experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy , including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate.

Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms in 2016, BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United Kingdom.

Website: http://www.thinkbrg.com/

About Berger & Montague, P.C.

Berger & Montague is a full-spectrum class action and complex civil litigation firm, with nationally known attorneys highly sought after for their legal skills. The firm has been recognized by courts throughout the country for its ability and experience in handling major complex litigation, particularly in the fields of antitrust, securities, mass torts, civil and human rights, whistleblower cases, employment, and consumer litigation.  In numerous precedent-setting cases, the firm has played a principal or lead role. 

The National Law Journal, which recognizes a select group of law firms each year that have done "exemplary, cutting-edge work on the plaintiffs side," has selected Berger & Montague in 11 out of the last thirteen years (2003-05, 2007-13, 2015) for its “Hot List” of top plaintiffs’ oriented litigation firms in the United States. The firm has also achieved the highest possible rating by its peers and opponents as reported in Martindale-Hubbell.

Website: http://www.bergermontague.com/

About Greenberg Gross LLP

Greenberg Gross LLP, an elite law firm that specializes in high-stakes business litigation, represents public and private companies, prominent law firms, nonprofit organizations, high-level executives, and others in their most significant cases.  It is regularly ranked as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®.

Website: http://ggtriallaw.com/

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