The Law Firm
THE ATTORNEYS AT HARE WYNN are proud to have represented and worked with numerous public entities in a variety of contexts. Our attorneys are very familiar with statutes affecting governmental operation, procurement, contracting and other daily functions. Our attorneys are some of Alabama’s most experiences when it comes to litigation with or matters involving federal and state governments and are prepared to offer quality legal advice or representation involving these issues. The firm has been hired by State Attorneys General to represent states against some of the world’s most powerful pharmaceutical companies. Hare Wynn is also proud to have recovered more than $1 billion for the United States of America by representing whistleblowers who exposed and stopped those who would steal from American taxpayers.
As part of the firm’s commitment to help clients expose and combat fraud, Hare Wynn obtained a $2.8 billion trial judgment, and affirmance on appeal, against former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy in a shareholder derivate suit that returned ill-gotten gains to the company.
Hare Wynn’s lawyers have consistently been recognized by numerous national organizations, publications and their peers as being among the most successful and experiences courtroom lawyers in the country.
- More than $1 billion in False Claims Act recoveries
- The largest intervened False Claims Act recovery in the history of the FCA (as of 2000), U.S. ex rel. Johnson v. Shell
- The largest non-intervened False Claims Act recovery in the history of the FCA, U.S ex. Rel. Pogue v. DTCA
- One of the few law firms in the country to have litigated a False Claims Act jury trial
- Two Taxpayers Against Fraud education Fund National Whistleblower Lawyer of the Year Award Winners—Scott Powell and Don McKenna
- An attorney serving on the President’s Counsel of Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund—Scott Powell
- Seventeen years experience handling False Claims Act cases in venues across the United States
The National Law Journal judged us to be “at the cutting edge of plaintiffs’ work.”
- U.S. News & World Report, Best Law Firms in America
- National Law Journal, Plaintiff’s Hot List
- Best Lawyers In America®
- Law Dragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America
- American College of Trial Lawyers
- International Society of Barristers
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- Birmingham Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Birmingham
- Super Lawyers®
- Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
- Chambers USA- Ranking of Leading Firms and Lawyers in America
- Benchmark Litigation – America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys
If you are a whistleblower or are aware of fraud on federal or state governments, contact us and allow our experiences attorneys to use their knowledge and experience to assist you in navigating the complex world of False Claims Act Whistleblower Law.
To learn more about Hare Wynn, visit hwnn.com.
TYPES OF WHISTLEBLOWER CASESMilitary and Department of Defense Contractors Medicare Fraud or Fraud in Health Care Billing Corporate Financial Misconduct and Securities Fraud Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Fraud Substantial IRS and Tax Fraud Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Kickbacks and Off-Label Marketing Cases Federal Mineral Lease Payment Fraud (oil, natural gas on federal lands)
01/10/2019 TAF Take: FY18 DOJ False Claims Act Statistics
Recently released fraud statistics from the Department of Justice do not leave whistleblowers, their attorneys, or good-government advocates with a particularly rosy picture of 2018. Although the number of new qui tam cases fell only slightly — to 645 in 2018 from 680 in 2017 — the total value of recoveries in qui tam matters … Continue reading TAF Take: FY18 DOJ False Claims Act Statistics…READ MORESource: TAF Education Fund Blog