Labor and Employment

Whistleblower/False Claims Act Defense

Nilan Johnson Lewis is a leader in counseling employers on state and federal whistleblower laws and the False Claims Act and successfully defending them in related litigation. We regularly assist our clients in drafting whistleblower policies, investigating complaints by purported whistleblowers, and navigating thorny issues implicating complex regulatory schemes.

We have extensive experience litigating whistleblower claims before Minnesota trial and appellate courts and are recognized as experts on the intricacies of the state’s complex whistleblower statutes. Our attorneys have obtained summary judgment on whistleblower cases for national employers and successfully defended a billion-dollar qui tam action for a major defense contractor.

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Jen Cornell

Jen Cornell

Shareholder - Office head, California location

510.671.8327 (CA)

Matthew E. Damon

Matthew E. Damon

Shareholder

612.305.7580

612.305.7741

Veena A. Iyer

Veena A. Iyer

Shareholder

612.305.7695

612.305.7547

Donald M. Lewis

Donald M. Lewis

Shareholder

612.305.7518

Joel O’Malley

Joel O’Malley

Shareholder - California & Minnesota locations

612.305.7747 (MN)

Jeremy D. Robb

Jeremy D. Robb

Associate

612.305.7716

Joseph G. Schmitt

Joseph G. Schmitt

Shareholder

612.305.7577