TOPIC: current trends in Qui tam law
Speaker: Pat O'Connell, eSQ.
LAW OFFICES OF pATRICK j. o'cONNELL, pllc
We will look at the current case law, especially post Escobar, affecting recovery in the False Claims Act cases. In particular, what is a material falsity.
About the speaker
Pat was hired by John Cornyn to start the Texas of Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Division (OMF) in 1999. He went back to private practice in 2008 and has represented whistleblowers since then. The Attorney General's OMF Division has recovered over $2 billion since it was started. Pat's cases in private practice have resulted in recoveries of more than $150 million. In 2018, Pat was named the National Lawyer of the Year by the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund.
Attendees will be able to understand what is a material fraud vs an immaterial fraud.Agenda:
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Registration and Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Presentation
Program Level: Basic
Advanced Preparation: None required
Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant
10910 Domain Dr #100, Austin, TX 78759
From MoPac and Braker Lane, turn East on Braker Lane, drive 0.4 miles to Domain Drive on the left. In 0.1 miles, turn left onto Feathergrass Court, and park in the D2 South Parking Garage (free parking) on the right. Walk East about 400 feet to Maggiano's restaurant.
- Early online registration on or before March 28, 2019
- Members $20
- Non-Members $30
- Walk-in registration (if space is available)
- Members $40
- Non-Members $60
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