(l-r) Lieff Cabraser attorney Edward Baker, U.S. Attorney for Middle Tennessee Henry Leventis, USAO Deputy Chief Kathryn Booth, and USAO Deputy Chief Ellen Bowden McIntyre met for a roundtable discussion with The Anti-Fraud (TAF) Coalition in Nashville about Whistleblower law.

The Anti-Fraud (TAF) Coalition, a national, public interest organization that defends and empowers whistleblowers who expose fraud, the U.S. Attorney for Middle Tennessee Henry Leventis and two top deputies met at Lieff Cabraser law firm’s Nashville office for a roundtable discussion about whistleblower law and how to fight fraud against taxpayers last week.

Leventis’ top deputies Ellen Bowden McIntyre, deputy chief of Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE), and Kathryn Booth, deputy criminal chief of White Collar Crime, discussed ACE practices in Middle Tennessee, key successes in healthcare and non-healthcare matters, as well as parallel civil and criminal proceedings. Lieff Cabraser attorney Edward Baker organized the meeting and TAF Coalition’s Jacklyn DeMar was the moderator.

About Lieff Cabraser’s Nationally Recognized False Claims Act Whistleblower Lawyers

Lieff Cabraser represents whistleblowers across the U.S. who expose fraud on taxpayers in a wide range of cases, including:

  • Medicare and healthcare fraud,
  • defense contractor fraud,
  • securities and financial fraud,
  • insurance fraud,
  • and many other false claims.

Lieff Cabraser and Nurse Whistleblower Expose Healthcare Fraud

Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie paid a combined $24 million to the State of California and a nurse whistleblower, represented by Lieff Cabraser, for allegedly providing kickbacks to California healthcare providers relating to the sale of its blockbuster immunosuppressive drug Humira.

AbbVie allegedly created a “Nurse Ambassador” program that paid nurses around the state to make extra home visits to patients who had been prescribed the drug to ensure they continued taking it at any cost.

The nurse whistleblower in this case was awarded $9 million of the settlement by the Court for coming forward regarding AbbVie’s fraud against taxpayers.

Lieff Cabraser Exposes Fraud by For-Profit University, National Retailer

Lieff Cabraser’s successes include helping former University of Phoenix enrollment counselors receive a portion of a $78.5 million settlement, the largest settlement ever in a whistleblower case involving the U.S. Department of Education.

Lieff Cabraser represented a whistleblower and the California cities, counties, and school districts against Office Depot, which led to a $77.5 million settlement of the case.

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