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Mastering Qui Tam & False Claims CLE - Telephonic Seminar - Last Day for $40 Discount

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Learn the latest on Mastering Qui Tam & False Claims CLE with this convenient, telephonic seminar. All registered attendees who are unable to participate in the teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary absentee recording & podcast of the full-length seminar two days after the teleconference. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, receive access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this telephonic seminar.

Mastering Qui Tam & False Claims CLE

90-Minute, Telephonic Seminar
Noon-1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020

Last Day for $40 Discount

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.

Benefits:

Qui Tam & False Claims have become increasingly important as the federal government has recently provided a record amount of funds to businesses & individuals struggling to recover from Covid-19. In addition, there has been a large expansion of whistleblower reward and protection statutes. Over the past two decades, nearly $30 billion has been recovered under the False Claims Act. At the same time, recent amendments to whistleblower laws and significant decisions construing whistleblower protection laws have resulted in unprecedented whistleblower litigation. There is also a tremendous need for attorneys fluent in class action litigation & defenses for parallel matters stemming from Qui Tam claims. The Rossdale faculty for seminar features national authorities in this evolving practice, who will describe the latest developments and cutting-edge issues in whistleblower claims, class actions, as well as litigating & handing Qui Tam and False Claim Acts. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program.

Agenda:

Mastering Qui Tam & False Claims CLE:

a. Recent Developments in Qui Tam Matters

b. Obtaining Large Rewards thru Government Incentives

c. Benefiting Clients through False Claim Matters

d. Successfully Litigating False Claim Act Claims

e. Key Essentials on the Fastest Growing Area of Federal Litigation

f. Cutting-edge Strategies in Qui Tam Cases

g. Parallel Class Actions

h. Effective Class Action Litigation

i. Defenses in Class Actions

j. Representing Whistleblowers

Interactive Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Reuben Guttman is a founding member of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks PLLC. His practice involves complex litigation and class actions. He has represented clients in claims brought under the Federal False Claims Act, securities laws, the Price Anderson Act, Department of Energy statutes and regulations, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and various employment discrimination, labor and environmental statutes. He has also tried and/or litigated claims involving fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust, business interference and other common law torts. The International Business Times has called Mr. Guttman “one of the world’s most prominent whistleblower attorneys.” He has served as counsel in some of the largest recoveries under the False Claims Act. Mr. Guttman served as lead counsel in a series of cases resulting in the recovery of more than $30 million under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Mr. Guttman is the author and/or editor of numerous articles, book chapters, and technical publications and his commentary has appeared in Market Watch, American Lawyer Media, AOL Government, Accounting Today, and the Jerusalem Post. In addition to his writings, Mr. Guttman has testified before committees of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate on the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). In 1992, he advised President-elect Clinton’s transition team on labor policy and worker health and safety regulation. Mr. Guttman earned his law degree at Emory University School of Law, where he has been appointed as a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Emory University School of Law Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and has been a Team Leader for the school's Trial Techniques Program.

2. Shauna Itri is a Partner at Seeger Weiss LLP, where she has been leading litigation teams in complex fraud cases in both state and federal courts for over a decade. Her nationwide practice has focused on representing plaintiffs in various settings including securities and consumer class actions; antitrust; and cases involving patient harm. Shauna also has extensive experience representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act lawsuits, and tax and securities whistleblowers with claims under the IRS and SEC whistleblower programs. Ms. Itri is a nationally recognized speaker and has published numerous articles on representing whistleblowers and litigating Qui Tam claims. She served on the litigation teams working on the multi-billion-dollar lawsuits brought against BMW, General Motors, Ford Motors, and Mercedes for allegedly disguising the actual emission levels of their diesel engine cars. The settlement figure in these cases make them the largest auto-related consumer class-action settlement in U.S. history. Ms. Itri was a member of trial team of False Claims Act case which settled for $120 million, in two cases that alleged that a defendant defrauded the government by providing kickbacks to nursing homes. Ms. Itri was part of a litigation team that worked extensively with the Department of Justice and State Attorneys General across the nation representing whistleblowers in a series of False Claims Act cases against drug companies for fraudulent Medicaid and Medicare drug pricing which has led to more than $3 billion in recoveries. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Villanova University.

3. Jennifer A. Riley is a Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where she defends companies facing class actions, collective actions, pattern or practice lawsuits, and other types of representative proceedings, ranging in size from dozens to tens of thousands of claims. For nearly two decades, Ms. Riley has defended companies faced with significant complex litigation matters. As such, she works on the forefront of the developing law in an ever changing arena. Ms. Riley regularly develops strategies for navigating some of the largest challenges faced by corporate America today and counsels employers confronted with a range of complex employment law theories that span from claims of discrimination or sexual harassment to myriad types of alleged wage & hour violations. She is a regular speaker and presenter regarding developments in the law and challenges on the horizon. Ms. Riley has extensive litigation experience. She has represented clients facing bet-the-company cases in a wide range of complex civil litigation matters in federal and state courts across the country. Ms. Riley has served as trial counsel in federal court bench trials, jury trials, and arbitration proceedings. She has successfully defended a multitude of actions by securing dismissal, defeating class or collective action certification, prevailing on summary judgment, and structuring and securing approval of complex and multiparty settlements and consent decrees. Ms. Riley also routinely counsels employers to navigate thorny employment issues, including through investigations and terminations. she is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.

CLE Credit: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs for 1.5 CLE credits

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits ******

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits*****

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington for 1.5 CLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

***** Members of the SC Bar may seek credit directly with the CLE Commission by submitting the 1-page form to the Commission prior to the teleconference and may contact the sponsor to secure an off-set in the registration cost.

****** Please enter NE Bar number on registration form when registering.
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All registered attendees who are unable to dial into the live teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary downloadable recording & podcast of the full-length seminar.

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