After more than a decade of service at the Department of Justice as a prosecutor and handling False Claims Act cases and qui tam (whistleblower) suits, and after four years as counsel at Covington & Burling, I launched my own firm in 2009.
I now bring my lengthy False Claims Act experience to the needs of individuals and small and medium-size companies facing government investigations or wishing to file whistleblower suits.
In addition, I and my associate. Andrew Murray, have extensive experience in handling federal criminal investigations, Congressional investigations, civil litigation, and federal employee whistleblower retaliation claims.
if you need dedicated and experienced counsel in any of these areas, please contact us.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1993||09/23/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Pro Bono||District of Columbia Court of Appeals||2014|
|John Marshall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Litigation||U.S. Dept. of Justice||2005|
|National Missing and Exploited Children's Award||National Center for Missing and Exploited Children||2005|
|Special Counsel||Covington & Burling LLP||2005 - 2009|
|Prosecuting Attorney||U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Div.||2002 - 2005|
|Trial Attorney||U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Div.||1994 - 2002|
|Clerk to Hon. Thomas A. Wiseman, Jr.||U.S. District Court, M.D. Tenn.||1992 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2017 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Caryatid||False Claims Act and Government Fraud Deskbook||2018|
|West Legalworks||United States ex rel. Fox Rx, Inc. v. Omnicare, Inc. (N.D.Ga.)||2014|
|West Legalworks||State v. Maye (Miss.)||2010|
|West Legalworks||United States ex rel. Kaplan v. Metropolitan Ambulance & First-Aid Corp. (E.D.N.Y.)||2008|
|Legal Times Magazine||Here's Your Story, and You're Sticking to It||2006|
|Pike & Fischer Audio Conference||The Emerging Law of Search Engines||2006|
|International Association of Privacy Professionals National Summit||Responding to a Subpoena: A Privacy Practitioner's Guide||2006|
|West Legalworks||United States Ex Rel. Norbeck VS. Base Electric Power||2000|
|West Legalworks||United States ex rel. Lamers v. City of Green Bay, Wisconsin (E.D. Wis.)||1996|
|Vanderbilt University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||A.B||1984|
|Symposium on Health Care Fraud Investigations||Negotiating Corporate Integrity Agreements in Case Settlements||2008|
|United States ex rel. Griffith and Carver v. Conn, et al.||Judgment for the government and the whistleblowers. Three conspirators convicted and sentenced to prison.|
|United States v. Hazelwood, et al.||Client was acquitted on four counts, convicted on one (which is now on appeal)|
|State of Mississippi v. Cory Maye||Death sentence vacated; new trial granted. Plea to greatly reduced manslaughter charge accepted with time served.|
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