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Walgreens Agrees to Record-Setting Settlements with DOJ in Two FCA Whistleblower Suits

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (Walgreens), the nation’s largest retail pharmacy, has agreed to pay just over $269 million to the United States and multiple state governments in order to settle allegations contained in two separate whistleblower actions.  The first settlement, involving the sale of insulin pens, accounts for $209.2 million of the combined settlements and [...]

FisherBroyles Partner R. Mark Halligan Co-Authors Trademark Surveys 2019: A Litigator’s Guide

FisherBroyles partner R. Mark Halligan co-authors Trademark Surveys 2019: A Litigator's Guide. Trademark Surveys: A Litigator's Guide is a legal guide on developing and critiquing trademark surveys. In addition to describing the process and different types of surveys that may be employed, the authors provide strategic insight into how best to use these surveys to save time [...]

FisherBroyles, LLP Partner, R. Mark Halligan, Selected by Leading Lawyers as One of Top Lawyers in Illinois in Computer/Tech, IP and Trade Secrets

FisherBroyles, LLP partner, R. Mark Halligan, has been selected by Leading Lawyers as one of the Top Lawyers in Illinois in Computer/Tech, IP and Trade Secrets.

FisherBroyles Welcomes Private Investment Funds Partner Weatherly Ralph Emans in Boston

FisherBroyles, LLP, the first and world’s largest distributed law firm partnership, is pleased to announce the addition of Weatherly Ralph Emans as a partner in the firm’s Boston office and to its Private Investment Funds practice group. “We are very pleased to welcome Weatherly to FisherBroyles and to our team in Boston,” said FisherBroyles Managing Partner, Michael Pierson. [...]

FisherBroyles Opens Office in Miami with Four New Partners, Expanding Firm to 22 Locations Nationwide

FisherBroyles, LLP, the first and world’s largest distributed law firm partnership, is pleased to announce the opening of its office in Miami. This marks the firm’s second Florida location among its 22 offices nationwide. The Miami office is anchored by new partners Robert T. Wright Jr., Irene Oria, Janet Moreira, and Casey H. Cusick, who [...]

HHS Issues Voluntary Cybersecurity Guidance for Health Care Industry

Just before the start of the New Year, the Department of Health and Human Services issued “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients, ” a multi-volume publication that examines current cybersecurity threats affecting the Health Care and Public Health sector. The publication identifies specific weaknesses that make organizations more vulnerable to cyber threats [...]

Seven FisherBroyles Partners Named 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

FisherBroyles, LLP, the first and world’s largest cloud-based law firm partnership, is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s partners have been named 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers or Rising Stars. The complete list of the firm’s ranked attorneys is provided below. “We congratulate our Ohio-based partners who have earned accolades as Ohio Super Lawyers [...]

2018 False Claims Act Recoveries – A Good Year, But Not a Great One

Just before Christmas, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) released its summation of annual statistics on False Claims Act filings and recoveries for the past fiscal year. While the data and accompanying DOJ press release touted an impressive $2.8 billion in civil settlements and judgments, 2018 was far from a record year and in fact [...]

Employment Partner Amy Epstein Gluck Quoted in The Boston Globe

Employment Partner Amy Epstein Gluck quoted in The Boston Globe about state laws that prohibit employers from taking adverse actions against employees because of their legal use of marijuana for medical purposes and off-hours marijuana consumption under proposed MA law. Read article here.