Berger Montague is pleased to announce that TopVerdict.com has recognized one of Shareholder Daniel Miller’s qui tam cases as the largest healthcare fraud settlement in Florida in 2017. The case is United States of America and the State of Florida ex rel. Theodore A. Schiff, M.D. v. Gary L. Marder, D.O. et al., and resulted in a stipulated consent final judgment of $18 million, which was later satisfied by a payment of $5.2 million.
Harold Berger has received a National Lifetime Achievement Award from Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law. This award recognizes “individuals who have achieved distinction in their profession or industry and have excelled for a period of over 20 years.”
Managing Shareholder Eric L. Cramer Named Lawyer of the Year, Six Additional Shareholders Named Best Lawyers
Berger Montague is proud to announce that Eric L. Cramer was named Antitrust “Lawyer of the Year” in Philadelphia by his peers, as decided by Best Lawyers. In addition, Cramer and six of the firm’s attorneys were also recognized by Best Lawyers in “The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Edition” in their respective practice areas.
Berger Montague is proud to announce that the firm has been named a 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers finalist by The National Law Journal in four areas of law—Environmental Protection, Pharmaceutical Litigation, Privacy/Data Breach, and Racial Discrimination.
Berger Montague is pleased to announce that on July 17, 2018, Judge Michael M. Baylson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an order approving the last of the settlements in the long-running case In re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litigation. This latest settlement brings the total amount of settlements for the class to over $190 million.
Berger Montague is excited to announce that Shareholder Daniel R. Miller, who serves as co-chair of the firm’s Whistleblower, Qui Tam & False Claims Act Practice Group, appeared on the premiere episode of CBS’s new summer true-crime documentary series WHISTLEBLOWER.
This is the first year the Intelligencer has bestowed this award, which honors law firms, lawyers, and legal professionals who push the envelope to build their businesses, think outside the box, and have demonstrated an ability to distinguish their brands in a crowded market.
Berger Montague’s Antitrust Practice Group, Notable Practitioners Ranked in the Chambers USA 2018 Guide
Berger Montague is proud to announce that the firm’s antitrust practice group has been recognized in the Chambers USA 2018 Guide in the Antitrust – Pennsylvania category. In addition, Chairman Emeritus & Managing Shareholder Merrill G. Davidoff, Chairman Emeritus & Managing Shareholder H. Laddie Montague, Jr., Managing Shareholder Eric L. Cramer, and Managing Shareholder David F. Sorensen have been individually recognized for their exceptional antitrust work.
Shareholder Shauna B. Itri to Speak at the American Bar Association’s 12th National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement
Ms. Itri’s panel is scheduled for June 13 from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. and is entitled “Relator’s Perspective.” As the False Claims Act has matured, lawyers who represent whistleblowers have worked to develop best practices for the investigation, initiation, litigation, and settlement or trial of qui tam cases. Ms. Itri and her fellow panelists will discuss the vetting, initiation, and resolution of such cases.
Harold Berger Named to the Academic Life Committee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science of the University of Pennsylvania
Harold Berger was named to the Academic Life Committee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science of the University of Pennsylvania.