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Our firm helps secure $108 million settlement in whistleblower case

September 26, 2019
Our whistleblower lawyers filed a qui tam complaint several years ago that lead to a $108 million settlement by Avanir Pharmaceuticals. The Department of Justice announced today that this settlement resolves whistleblower claims brought by our clients and others under the False Claims Act. The whistleblower complaint was focused on two major claims. Our first […]

Our firm gets RICO charges dismissed for business owner

August 5, 2019
Last week, Fulton County prosecutors dismissed criminal racketeering charges against our client, S.F., a successful small business owner in the Atlanta area. The RICO charges were dismissed after our firm filed several pretrial motions, including a motion to dismiss. The indictment against S.F. charged him and several others with racketeering under the Georgia RICO Act. […]

Our firm helps secure $10.5 million whistleblower settlement over unpaid customs duties

January 17, 2018
Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that they had reached a settlement with Bassett Mirror Company over allegations our firm raised in a whistleblower lawsuit that the company had avoided paying millions of dollars in customs duties for wooden bedroom furniture it imported from China. Bassett was not the only company to avoid payment of […]

Our firm helps secure $15 million settlement in whistleblower case

April 27, 2016
Yesterday, Chief Judge Wood in the Southern District of Georgia unsealed whistleblower claims we filed against Z Gallerie, a large retailer with stores across the United States. The case was unsealed because the government joined our complaint against Z Gallerie and agreed to a $15 million settlement to resolve our allegations against the company. In […]

Our firm helps client avoid prison in federal drug conspiracy case

August 28, 2015
Earlier this week, our firm was able to assist a client in a federal drug conspiracy case in the Northern District of Florida. The case involved a number of wiretaps, confidential informants, undercover officers, and three co-defendants who were cooperating with the Government. Our client had been intercepted on one of the wiretaps discussing a […]

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