False Claims Act

Foley's False Claims Act & Whistleblower Defense attorneys represent businesses confronting whistleblowers incentivized by richer bounties and other awards.

  • Our litigators have deep experience handling matters involving the FCA, whistleblowers, securities enforcement and Dodd-Frank, and parallel criminal matters
  • We frequently pair our litigators with non-litigators familiar with regulatory issues and your business practices to form an efficient team that is well-grounded in the intricacies of the particular industry
  • We develop a tailored strategy, budget, and appropriate fee arrangement that suit your needs and circumstances
  • We leverage our state-of-the-art document management services, FCA brief bank, and budget management tools to efficiently manage the matter
We have brought together in a unified practice its leading lawyers in each of the targeted areas of law: False Claims Act, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, SEC, IRS, labor and employment, and a number of others.

Representative Matters

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Represented a payroll services company in a False Claims Act case in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court proceedings. Handled the oral argument before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The court affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida’s dismissal of a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that the client should return to the U.S. Treasury hundreds of millions of dollars in interest it earned on funds collected for taxes. Foley also represented this client in the U.S. Supreme Court, successfully opposing the relators’ petition for a writ of certiorari.
Foley represented a multi-national medical device manufacturer in False Claims Act litigation filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Foley handled the oral argument of the motion to dismiss.
Represented a major mortgage entity in Nevada False Claims Act litigation in Nevada federal court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The district court granted the client's motion to dismiss on several grounds, including the public disclosure bar and Rule 9(b).

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