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To learn more about us and our work on behalf of whistleblowers, please browse below for blog posts and articles we’ve drafted, as well as news about the firm. For more general information on this area of the law, please visit Resources or follow us on social media.

Why Government Intervention in a Whistleblower Case is the Most Important Factor for Success

Government intervention, when the government takes over a case, is the key factor for success of a whistleblower case.  Under the SEC, CFTC, and IRS, programs a case can only go...

SEC and CFTC Encourage Internal Reporting But Whistleblowers Should Proceed With Caution

Employees who discover significant wrongdoing on the job face many difficult choices. At or near the top of that list is the question of whether to bring the wrongdoing to...

Erica Blachman Hitchings, Former Justice Department Attorney, Joins The Whistleblower Law Collaborative

Erica Blachman Hitchings most recently served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California.

False Claims Act Filings and DOJ Recoveries Down in 2018, But We Remain Bullish

In late 2018, the Department of Justice issued its annual press release on False Claims Act cases and recoveries. For the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2018, DOJ had...

Checklist: Do I Have a Good Case?

Factors that we — and the government — evaluate in deciding whether to devote resources to a case are similar. We first consider liability — whether the allegations amount to...

Health Care Fraud and Abuse Starts New Session

This month marks Whistleblower Law Collaborative attorney Bob Thomas’ eighth year teaching his “Health Care Fraud and Abuse” seminar at BU, and it remains a popular one among students.  It...

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