Daily Archives: March 5, 2019, 9:37 am

Pierce Bainbridge Adds Partners Joan E. Meyer In Washington, D.C. And Michael S. Winograd In New York

Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP has continued its rapid growth, adding as partners seasoned white-collar and investigations litigator, Joan Meyer to its Washington, D.C. office, and distinguished commercial, securities, and complex litigator, Mike Winograd to its New York office. via Pierce Bainbridge Adds Partners Joan E. Meyer In Washington, D.C. And Michael S. Winograd In New York.

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DOJ Fraud Leader Tempers Defense Dreams of More Whistleblower Dismissals | National Law Journal

A year ago, when the U.S. Justice Department issued guidance urging prosecutors to dismiss allegedly meritless whistleblower cases, defense lawyers cheered what they considered a significant new check on lawsuits alleging fraud against the government. It didn’t take long for Justice Department lawyers to act on the guidance, which put a new focus on the False Claims Act, a law…

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San Francisco US Attorney Names Leadership Team, Creates Corporate Fraud ‘Strike Force’ | The Recorder

San Francisco U.S. Attorney David Anderson has announced his new leadership team for the office and made a number of moves aimed at boosting the number of cases the office can prosecute and the speed with which it can handle them. Among the most notable of the moves, Anderson, who took office in January, has announced the creation of a new corporate fraud…

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