Pamela Coyle Brecht Elected Partner

October 10, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA- Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is pleased to announce the election of its newest partner, Pamela Coyle Brecht, in its downtown Philadelphia office.

Ms. Brecht is an active member of the firm’s national Qui Tam Practice Group. She also has experience in employment law, complex commercial litigation, national labor relations, and white-collar criminal work.

She has been or is currently involved in litigating some of the most complex Qui Tam cases filed in the United States. Her cases have included alleged fraud by a large multi-state Medicaid managed care contractor, FCA violations by three of the largest hospital systems  in the country, complex financial relationships among healthcare providers, as well as cases alleging pharmaceutical fraud. She is also an integral part of the litigation team that is advancing one of the first national cases alleging fraud in the Medicare Part D program. As a member of a national qui tam practice, Ms. Brecht represents whistleblowers in cases that are pending in various federal district courts throughout the United States. To date, she has assisted in recovering millions of dollars for her clients through federal and state false claims actions.

Ms. Brecht received her B.A., cum laude, from Villanova University in 1988. She received her J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1991. While attending Temple University School of Law, Ms. Brecht served as a member of the Temple Law Review, was on the Dean’s List, and received honors for Distinguished Class Performance. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Brehon Law Society.

Ms. Brecht frequently speaks, writes, and lectures on qui tam litigation and health care fraud issues. Some of her representative articles include: The Tar Heel State Steps Up Its Fight Against Fraud; The Tar Heel State Steps Up Its Fight Against Fraud – Part II; The Minnesota False Claims Act: Is It Minnesota Nice?; The Employment Protection and Anti-Discrimination Provisions of the New Jersey State False Claims Act; The ‘New’ New Jersey False Claims Act: It Was Born to Run.

Ms. Brecht has served as an adjunct professor of law at the Hamline School of Law, St. Paul MN, where she co-lectured on health care fraud and the False Claims Act. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and has been admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

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