Maria Ellinikos Participates in False Claims Roundtable Moderated by California Lawyer

Akin Gump’s Maria Ellinikos, San Francisco-based counsel in the firm’s litigation practice, participated in a roundtable on the rise in false claims cases, moderated by California Lawyer.

The topics covered included the impact of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act amendments to the False Claims Act (FCA), trends emerging based on the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law, the impact of California state officials’ increased commitment to whistleblower litigation and the impact of the Laidlaw decision under the California FCA.

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