Litigation & Appeals
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell’s Litigation & Appeals practice has represented clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts across the country, in addition to regularly appearing before judges in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. The Litigation & Appeals practice also brings cases before federal administrative bodies, such as the Departmental Appeals Board at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
FTLF’s Litigation & Appeals attorneys often work in tandem with local counsel, advising them on matters related to our substantive specialties in federally funded programs and government grants and contracts. Whether as lead or consulting counsel, clients derive real value from the Litigation & Appeals attorneys’ ability to navigate uncharted waters in the law, as well as their ability to fashion creative legal theories. This practice brings to every case a breadth of experience, knowledge, and passion for the law with the ultimate goal of advancing our clients’ interests, whether at the trial or appellate level.
The Litigation & Appeals practice's record of success before state and federal trial and appellate courts is a testament to our ability to deliver results. We have obtained favorable rulings for our clients in matters ranging from simple business transactions to sensitive national policy. Attorneys in FTLF’s Litigation & Appeals practice have submitted briefs on behalf of amici curiae at all levels of appeal, including the United States Supreme Court.
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, through the Litigation & Appeals practice, participates in the Pro Bono Panel of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
The Litigation & Appeals practice has represented clients from a variety of industries in matters brought before courts and administrative agencies under the following statutory and regulatory schemes:
- False Claims Act
- Federal Tort Claims Act
- Medicare and Medicaid
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
- Fair Labor Standards Act
- Federal Anti-Kickback statutes
- Freedom of Information Act
- Privacy Act
- Federal Sovereign Immunity Act
The Litigation & Appeals practice also specializes in the following areas:
- Constitutional Law
- Criminal Law
- Inspector General audits and investigations
- Government grants and contracts
- Private contract disputes
- Employment discrimination
- Habeas corpus proceedings
- Action, Inc. v. Donovan, 789 F.2d 1453 (10th Cir. 1986).
- Cedar-Riverside People’s Center et. al. v. Minnesota Department of Human Services and Commissioner Cal Ludeman, Civil No. 09 768 (DSD/SRN), 2009 WL 1955440, Med & Med GD (CCH) P. 302,921.
- Chase Brexton Health Services, Inc. et al. v. State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, et al., 411 F.3d 457 (4th Cir. 2005).
- Community Health Center v. Wilson-Coker, 311 F. 3d 132 (2nd Cir. 2002) on remand sub nom., Connecticut Primary Care Assoc. v. Wilson-Coker, 2006 WL 2583083 (D. Conn. 2006).
- Davis v. D.C. Dep't of Corrections, 623 F. Supp. 2d 77 (D.D.C. 2009).
- El Rio Santa Cruz Neighborhood Health Center, Inc. v. HHS, 396 F3d 1265 (D.C. Cir. 2005)
- LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P. v. Abraham, 347 F.3d 315 (D.C. Cir. 2003).
- LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P., 215 F.Supp.2d 73 (D.D.C. 2002).
- LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P., 205 F.R.D. 13 (D.D.C. 2001).
- National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association v. Sullivan, 979 F.2d 227 (D.C. Cir. 1992).
- Rio Grande Community Health Center, Inc. v. Rullan, 397 F. 3d 56 (1st Cir. 2005).
- Three Lower Counties Community Health Services, Inc. v. Maryland, 498 F.3d 294 (4th Cir. 2007).
For more information about our Litigation & Appeals practice, please contact Matt Freedus at email@example.com or Robert Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org.