Our attorneys have extensive experience defending against allegations arising under the False Claims Act for clients in a variety of industries, including the health-care, defense, construction, financial-services and pharmaceutical sectors. The firm defends high-profile False Claims Act cases in which large sums of money are at stake and also where a negative result could lead to devastating administrative consequences like exclusion from Medicare participation or suspension or debarment from federal government contracting.
The Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorneys who practice in this area include four former Assistant United States Attorneys, one of whom also subsequently served as a United States Attorney, as well as other seasoned defense counsel. Our attorneys litigate against the U.S. Department of Justice as well as private whistleblowers. They also assist companies in conducting internal investigations into potential False Claims Act violations in order to uncover the facts and advise clients in responding appropriately. Moreover, when a civil False Claims Act investigation threatens to develop into a criminal matter, our litigators have the background and experience to navigate the complexities of parallel proceedings in defending clients against potential or actual criminal charges.