As previously reported, FTLF Partner Derek Adams and four other seasoned federal civil prosecutors, Renée Brooker, Kimberly Friday, Erica Blachman Hitchings, and Jennifer Short, worked with Practising Law Institute (PLI) to produce a series of studio briefings providing insight into the world of government investigations, litigation, and settlement of False Claims Act and other fraud matters.
Released today, the three-part program covers the following topics, and more!
Part I: Initiation Through Intervention
- Assessment and Intake of False Claims Act Cases
- Putting together the government team
- Investigating False Claims Act cases
- Parallel civil and criminal investigations
- Conclusion of investigation
Part II: Intervention Through Trial
- Intervention Recommendation and Decision Process
- Motions to Dismiss Declined Cases
- Features Unique to FCA Litigation
- Challenges of Presenting FCA Claims to a Jury
- Collateral Consequences of Litigating
Part III: Settlement and Damages
- Calculation of Single Damages
- Application of Cooperation Credit
- The Roles of Relators and Affected Agencies
- Parallel Cases and Cases Involving States and Other Federal Regulators
- Negotiating the Settlement Agreement Language and Scope of Release
About Practising Law Institute
Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise. PLI is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York and was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. The organization provides high quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats.
Derek M. Adams is a partner at Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP where he is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Government Investigations practice group and focuses on False Claims Act defense.