False Claims Act and FIRREA Practice Resource Center

BuckleySandler has unparalleled experience handling matters for financial institutions under the False Claims Act (FCA), the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA), and the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA).  Today, BuckleySandler is representing financial services clients in approximately two dozen False Claims Act and FIRREA investigations by the Department of Justice, various U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, and federal agency Inspectors General, including the Offices of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).  BuckleySandler represents clients in every major civil fraud initiative, and has experience handling investigations led by Main Justice and other U.S. Attorneys Offices involved in FCA and FIRREA enforcement, including the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  BuckleySandler attorneys are also experienced in handling cases pursued by the government under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA).   Our experience in False Claims Act matters extends beyond the financial services industry as well, having handled FCA and qui tam matters in health care, defense contracting, and other industries.

BuckleySandler’s False Claims Act and FIRREA practice attorneys are on the leading edge of FCA, FIRREA, and PFCRA trends and developments affecting the financial services industry. Our partner Andrew W. Schilling is the former chief of the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (S.D.N.Y.) where he helped lead the first wave of False Claims Act and FIRREA cases filed against financial services companies.

Key Financial Fraud Enforcement Statutes

  • Click here to view the text of the False Claims Act.
  • Click here to view the text of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA).
  • Click here to view the text of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA).

Significant FCA/FIRREA Cases

Click here to view BuckleySandler's FCA/FIRREA Case Tracking Chart, featuring links to key documents and details on the status of cases.

Key FIRREA Court Decisions

Click here to view BuckleySandler’s list of key FIRREA court decisions.

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