Last week, Nolan Auerbach Partners Marcella Auerbach and Jeb White presented at the Twelfth Annual Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund (TAFEF) Conference in Washington, D.C. Mr. White, presenting during the opening session of the conference, provided an overview of the False Claims Act, including an in-depth discussion of the recent legislative amendments. Mr. White was joined by U.S. Department of Justice’s Commercial Litigation Branch Director Daniel Anderson and qui tam attorney Shelley Slade.
Managing Partner Marcella Auerbach moderated a plenary panel discussion on multi-relator issues. Panelists included Assistant United States Attorney Zachary Cuhna, qui tam attorney David Chizewer, and former U.S. Department of Justice Assistant Director Stephen Altman.
This year’s TAFEF Conference was the largest event solely devoted to the False Claims Act. In addition to more than 300 qui tam attorneys, the audience included several attorneys from federal and state governments. Speakers included United States Attorneys, high-ranking Justice Department officials, and leading qui tam practitioners.
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