Effective Use of Sampling and Extrapolation to Prove Liability in FCA Litigation

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Katherine Raimondo
Amandeep S. Sidhu
James E. Miller
Chiharu Sekino


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 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 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 McDermott Will & Emery LLP

McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,100 lawyers, McDermott has offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. and has a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

McDermott has 80 years of serving a broad range of client interests.  The expansion of McDermott’s international platform has supported numerous cross-border transactions and litigation matters, while providing the experience necessary to offer corporate and commercial, international and domestic tax, labor and benefits, competition, intellectual property and regulatory counsel to clients across all industries.  McDermott is also the undisputed leading law firm in health care as evidenced by the fact that it is the only firm to receive Tier 1 rankings in health care nationally by all of the industry’s top legal directories: Chambers USA, The Legal 500 USA, U.S. News–Best Lawyers and Law360.  For the sixth consecutive year, Chambers USA ranked McDermott’s health practice as the only firm in Tier 1 in the United States (2010–2015).  Chambers USA noted that McDermott “has the longest reputation in history as being the pinnacle healthcare firm.”  McDermott’s health practice also received Tier 1 recognition in California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York and Washington, D.C.

Website: https://www.mwe.com/

About Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP.

Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP is an established law firm with an international reach and reputation. Founded by alumni of large firms, SFMS began as a litigation boutique over ten years ago and has grown into a full-service firm with offices located strategically throughout the United States and strong international affiliations.  Since SFMS was founded in 2002, the Firm’s lawyers have recovered more the $1 billion for clients in securities arbitrations, class action litigation, qui tam lawsuits and other matters.  The Firm’s client base is diverse and eclectic, and includes small and midsize business entities, multinational corporations, institutional investors, broker-dealers, benefit funds and plan administrators, financial institutions, governmental entities, labor unions and individuals, including corporate executives, employees, consumers, retirees and whistleblowers.  SFMS maintains offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, as well as an affiliate office in London, England.  The Firm also is an active member of Integrated Advisory Group (iaginternational.org), a highly respected network of attorneys, fiduciary trust and tax advisors that provide the firm's clients with access to high quality advice at reasonable costs in almost any jurisdiction around the world.

Website: https://www.sfmslaw.com/