PHILADELPHIA, PA – Marc Stephen Raspanti, partner at the law firm Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, will speak at the “False Claims Act/Qui Tam Whistleblower Litigation Involving Health Care Providers” seminar at the South Carolina Bar Conference Center in Columbia, SC on Friday, May 6, 2016.
Mr. Raspanti will present on “False Claims Act Pleadings & Related Issues” and will also be a part of a panel discussion on “Hot Topics from the Plaintiff’s Perspective.” The seminar will focus on federal False Claims Act litigation and the health care industry. It’s designed to inform attendees on emerging issues arising in the context of False Claims Act lawsuits involving health care industries including hospitals, hospices, pharmaceuticals, ambulance companies and laboratories. The program is hosted by the South Carolina Bar Health Care Law Section, South Carolina Bar CLE Division and the South Carolina Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section.
Mr. Raspanti, who is a former prosecutor, is recognized as one of the most successful, skilled and experienced qui tam attorneys in the United States. Since 1989, Mr. Raspanti has litigated many of the most complex and important cases in the history of the federal False Claims Act. He has served as lead counsel for whistleblowers in false claims cases that have resulted in over $2 billion in recoveries for federal and state taxpayers. He practices in the areas of federal and state qui tam litigation, federal and state white collar litigation; criminal and civil health care fraud defense; and complex commercial litigation.
Mr. Raspanti received his B.A. from Villanova University in 1979 and his J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1984. Mr. Raspanti was selected by his peers as one of Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers from 2004 through 2015 in the field of White Collar Criminal Defense, an honor reserved for 5% of the Pennsylvania Bar. In addition, from 2007 through 2015, he was listed as one of the Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers as well as one of the Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers. He was selected for the 2006 through 2015 editions of Best Lawyers in America in the area of Health Care Law litigation and was included in the 2015 edition of Best Attorneys in Pennsylvania.
For more information regarding the upcoming seminar or to register, please visit http://www.scbar.org/Events/vw/3/ItemID/2231/d/20160506.