Contributor: Stalked: Breaking the Silence on the Crime of Stalking in America, Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster (1995)
Elements Required for Qualifying as an Innocent Spouse Still Far from Clear, 81 Journal of Taxation 354 (1994)
Service Increases Use of 'Impeding IRS' Provision To Prosecute Tax Professionals, 80 Journal of Taxation 362 (1994)
Double Jeopardy, 22nd Annual Review of Criminal Procedure, 81 The Georgetown Law Journal 853 (1993)
Stopping Stalking, 81 The Georgetown Law Journal 2771 (1993)
Contributor: Proving and Defending Damage Claims: A Fifty-State Guide, Wolters Klower Law & Business Publishers (updated annually)
Law Clerk, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, U.S. Supreme Court, 1997-1998
Bristow fellow, Office of the Solicitor General of the United States, 1996-1997
Law Clerk, Judge Harry T. Edwards, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1995-1996
United States ex rel. Westmoreland v. Amgen, No. 1:06-cv-10972 (D. Mass.) & 652 F.3d 103 (1st Cir. 2011)
Representation of relator in a case alleging that Amgen and other companies violated federal and state False Claims Acts by causing the submission of fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medicaid relating to “overfill” amounts in vials of Amgen's flagship anemia drug and other misconduct. This case was unsealed in the District of Massachusetts, heavily litigated up to the eve of trial, and settled shortly before trial, resulting in criminal fines and civil damages of more than $700 million. See http://www.taf.org/Amgen-Westmoreland-PR.pdf. The case also included successful appeal from dismissal of state FCA claims in the First Circuit.
United States ex rel. Wright v. Chevron USA, Inc., et al., No. 5:03-CV-264 (E.D. Tex.)
Representation of relator in a federal False Claims Act case involving failure to pay natural gas royalties to the United States. Case resulted in settlements totaling more than $275 million by major natural gas manufacturers, including ExxonMobil, ChevronTexaco, and BP. See, e.g., http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2009/December/09-civ-1379.html.
Navistar International Corporation v. Deloitte & Touche LLP, No. 2011 L 004269 (Cir. Ct. Cook County, Illinois)
Representation of publicly traded company in successfully asserting claims against the company's former auditor.
Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund V, L.P., et al. v. Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP, No. 07 Civ. 6767 (S.D.N.Y.) & Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund V, L.P. v. Grant Thornton LLP, No. 07 Civ. 8663 (S.D.N.Y.)
Representation of investors in Refco in successfully asserting claims against Refco's former auditor and attorneys.
Tivo v. Verizon, No. 2:09-CV-257(E.D. Tex. patent litigation), with particular focus on damages and Daubert issues.
In re Guidant Defibrillators Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 05-1708 (D. Minn.), lead role on Plaintiffs' Steering Committee of Multi District Litigation, particularly in all discovery matters, resulting in successful settlement shortly before representative trials.
Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1996-1997. Certified Public Accountant (received Sells Award from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). Author: "Elements Required For Qualifying as an Innocent Spouse Still Far From Clear," 81 Journal of Taxation 354 (1994); "Service Increases Use of 'Impeding IRS' Provision to Prosecute Tax Professionals," Co-Author: 80 Journal of Taxation 362 (1994); "Stopping Stalking," 81 The Georgetown Law Journal 2771 (1993); "Double Jeopardy," 22nd Annual Review of Criminal Procedure, 81 The Georgetown Law Journal 1219 (1993). Contributor: Stalked: Breaking the Silence on the Crime of Stalking in America, Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster (1995).
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