PHILADELPHIA, PA – Pamela Coyle Brecht, partner at the law firm Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, will be a panelist at the 2016 Federal Litigation and Qui Tam Conference for the Federal Bar Association, in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.
Ms. Brecht will participate in the Qui Tam breakout session titled, “Health Law and the False Claims Act.” Health care fraud is the biggest area of False Claims Act litigation. The session will be moderated by Matt Wolfe, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP. Ms. Brecht will be joined on the panel by Jay Holland, Joseph Greenwald & Lake PA. They will discuss recent trends and developments in the health care field as it relates to FCA litigation.
Ms. Brecht is an active member of the Qui Tam practice group at Pietragallo. She is also experienced in white collar criminal litigation, employment law, internal investigations and complex health care litigation. She litigates 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.
Ms. Brecht is a 1988, cum laude, graduate of Villanova University and a 1991 graduate of Temple University School of Law. While attending Temple University School of Law, Ms. Brecht served as a member of the Temple Law Review and received honors for Distinguished Class Performance. Ms. Brecht is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, and the Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section.
For more information regarding the upcoming conference or to register, please visit http://www.fedbar.org/fedlitquitam16.