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Neil V. Getnick Named “Legal Lion” By Law360

Law360’s “Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs” column named Neil V. Getnick a “legal lion” in connection with the firm’s recently announced record-breaking hedge fund tax case: “New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday announced that Getnick & Getnick LLP and Labaton Sucharow LLP had secured the largest ever tax whistleblower recovery in New…

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Getnick & Getnick Secures Record-Breaking Settlement For Whistleblower Client In Hedge Fund Tax Case

Getnick & Getnick LLP and co-counsel Labaton Sucharow LLP have secured the largest ever tax whistleblower recovery in New York state history. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the $40 million settlement today. The whistleblower, whose identity remains protected, will receive 22 percent of the settlement ($8.8 million), the largest amount and percentage…

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Partner Lesley Ann Skillen Leads Charge to Protect Australian Whistleblowers

Getnick & Getnick Partner Lesley Ann Skillen, touted as a “top Australian-American lawyer,” urged Australian authorities to create a US-style whistleblower reward and protection program.  As she stated in her submission to the Australian government, “There is no more compelling argument for the introduction of a US-style whistleblower-for-reward law modeled on the False Claims Act…

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Getnick & Getnick Civil RICO Case Advances

A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled today that 41 insurance companies represented by Getnick & Getnick may proceed with their Civil RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) action against GlaxoSmithKline. Judge Juan Sanchez rejected GSK’s argument that the insurers, who represent 70% of the health insurance market in the US, suffered no economic injury when…

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Lesley Ann Skillen to Present Whistleblower Case Study to Health Care Board Members

Partner Lesley Ann Skillen is scheduled to speak at the Health Care Compliance Association Board Audit Committee Compliance Conference to be held in Scottsdale, AZ, on February 27-28, 2017. The conference is designed for not-for-profit healthcare organization board members, compliance officers, and senior leaders. Ms. Skillen will join Gabriel Imperato, one of the nation’s leading…

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Partner Lesley Ann Skillen to Speak at HCCA Health Care Enforcement Institute

On October 25, 2016, Lesley Ann Skillen will join a plenary session panel at the Health Care Compliance Association’s Enforcement Compliance Institute in Washington, DC. The panel will cover enforcement and compliance strategies for organizational counsel and compliance professionals and includes current and former Department of Justice prosecutors, a leading white collar defense attorney and the…

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Neil V. Getnick to Speak at 14th Annual International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Conference

Managing Partner Neil V. Getnick will be speaking on June 16, 2016 at the 14th Annual International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Conference.  Getnick will discuss the potential for U.S. whistleblower laws to serve as a model for anti-corruption efforts in Europe.  Read the panel description below: Corruption investigations have come about very slowly in Europe and in many…

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