Attorneys James A. Tate and Erin M. Campbell presented a program on the False Claims Act at the Lawyer’s Club of Cincinnati on April 20, 2017.

During the program, Mr. Tate provided an overview of the False Claims Act and described types of cases that can be brought under its provisions. Ms. Campbell discussed hurdles in bringing False Claims Act cases and suggested how to identify a potential case.

If you or your group is interested in learning about the False Claims Act, our attorneys are available to speak and present. Please contact us to learn more.

James A. Tate represents clients in complex litigation with a particular focus in representing whistleblowers under the False Claims Act. He also represents clients in tort and contract matters. He has successfully litigated False Claims Act cases in district and appellate courts across the country, representing whistleblowers who have uncovered fraud schemes perpetrated by some of the largest corporations. He is a contributor to James B. Helmer, Jr.’s False Claims Act treatise and lectures on the Act. James is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of law, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the University of Cincinnati Law Review for 2008–2009 and founded the U.C. Law chapter of the ACLU. He is a barrister member of the Potter Stewart Inn of Court. See James Tate’s profile for more information.

Erin M. Campbell represents clients in federal False Claims Act cases and other tort and contract matters. She is committed to protecting the rights of whistleblowers, who often sacrifice much to protect our Treasury, our service people, and our sick and elderly. She has tried cases with her colleagues and has extensive appellate experience, including authorship of successful briefs to the United States Supreme Court and the Ohio Supreme Court. She has written for a variety of publications and has made several presentations on the False Claims Act. Her most recent publication, with James B. Helmer, Jr., is “Jury Instructions for False Claims Act Cases,” a set of model False Claims Act jury instructions, to be published in the upcoming Volume 84 of the University of Cincinnati Law Review. In 2010, Erin M. Campbell was selected as a Rising Star Superlawyer by Law & Politics magazine. See Erin Campbell’s profile for more information.

Information about the Lawyer’s Club of Cincinnati is available on their website.