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Altomease R Kennedy

Altomease R Kennedy

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Employment & Labor

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About Me

Altomease Kennedy has a long history of successful representation of whistleblower clients in cases arising under the False Claims Act and currently represents whistleblowers in a range of sealed and unsealed Federal and State False Claims Act False Claims Act/Qui Tam suits under investigation by the United States and other governmental stakeholders.


Ms. Kennedy also represents whistleblowers in active litigation and has served as co-lead counsel for whistleblowers in a series of successful actions alleging that office products companies were illegally selling products from non-compliant countries to the United States Government in violation of the Trade Agreements Act and several General Services Administration (GSA) policies. In addition, Ms. Kennedy was co-lead counsel for the Relator who was the Government Contracting Director for Network Appliance in a qui tam case that resulted in the then-largest GSA procurement fraud settlement in history. Ms. Kennedy represents whistleblowers in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and SEC cases.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Employment & Labor: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

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Contact Info

Sanford Heisler Kimpel LLP

1666 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 300
Washington, DC, 20009-1039

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive200907/14/2015
DCActive 197605/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSanford Heisler Kimpel LLP2014 - Present
Founder/PartnerMcKnight and Kennedy LLC2009 - 2014
PartnerAshcraft & Gerel LLP1983 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
District of Columbia Bar FoundationMember1999 - 2000
District of Columbia BarMemberN/A
Women's Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaMemberN/A
Frederick B. Abramson Memorial FoundationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
UNITED STATES EX REL SHERWIN V. OFFICE DEPOT [LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT]$68.5 million settlement
UNITED STATES EX REL COX ET AL V. MEDTRONIC (D.MINN.)$4.4 million settlement
UNITED STATES EX REL COX V. SMITH & NEPHEW (W.D. TENN.)$11.3 million settlement

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Goucher CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1971