Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe partner Daniel Dunne argued the case for CTI. Although his name appeared on the decision, Erik Lied of Karr Tuttle Campbell argued the case for CTI. Court records show that Karr Tuttle replaced Orrick in July.
The Justice Department announced Thursday that it had secured nearly $2 billion from lawsuits filed under the False Claims Act’s qui tam provisions in the year ending Sept. 30. And it promised to do more. Tony West, assistant attorney general for the civil division, said in a statement, “Rooting out fraud and safeguarding taxpayers from illegal conduct are among the Justice Department’s highest priorities.”
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