Over $6.4 billion in whistleblower settlements on behalf of the U.S. taxpayers: Stephen A. Sheller, attorney and founding partner of Sheller, P.C. (sheller.com, 215-790-7300), the firm with the record whistleblower qui tam settlements, and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Trautwein were the featured speakers for the Montgomery County Bench Bar 2014 Conference.
The program, “An American Hustle: Whistleblowers and Prosecuting False Claims Act Cases,” addressed bringing and defending False Claims Act matters by analyzing case developments including their most recent $7.3 million settlement, the Sheller, P.C. $6.4 billion whistleblower recoveries, and actions against pharmaceutical, tobacco and other industries and corporations.
In addition to their whistleblower and False Claims Act practice, Sheller, P.C. represents clients injured by pharmaceutical and medical device products and Trautwein serves as a mediator and arbitrator.
The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort in Cambridge, Maryland on September 13.