Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is pleased to announce that Pamela Coyle Brecht has been selected Chair of the firm’s nationally recognized Qui Tam/False Claims Act Practice Group.
Ms. Brecht litigates or has litigated some of the most complex False Claims Act 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 corporations in the country, and complex financial relationships among healthcare providers including Stark and Anti-Kickback issues. She has also litigated a variety of cases involving hospital fraud, emergency room fraud, medical device allegations, Medicare Part C and Part D fraud, government contractor fraud, laboratory fraud, as well as all types of pharmaceutical fraud.
She is also experienced in white collar criminal litigation, internal investigations, and complex health care litigation. She is a 1988, cum laude, graduate of Villanova University and a 1991 graduate of Temple University School of Law, where she was a competitive light weight rower. While attending Temple University School of Law, Ms. Brecht served on the Temple Law Review, was on the Dean’s List, and received honors for Distinguished Class Performance.
LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® recognizes Ms. Brecht as an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer in both legal ability and ethical standards.
Ms. Brecht is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, the Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Federal Criminal Law Committee for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.