CLE Course Details

The Whistleblower Laws: Spot a Claim, Avoid Traps for the Unwary, and Earn a Bounty for Your Clients

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  • Description

    Qui tam actions, commonly known as whistle blowing, often benefit the individual who has information that a company or other individual has committed fraud. Under the False Claims Acts (FCA’s), which cover a broad range of fraudulent acts, as well as other statutes which cover specific types of fraud as well as that pertaining to private insurance companies, may offer relief in such instances. This CLE course will explain whistle blower laws in detail as well as the skill to recognize a whistle blower case and a step-by-step overview of how to file, create a legal team and pursue such a case successfully.

  • Instructor Bio

    Shauna Itri

    Shauna Itri concentrates her practice on complex litigation, specifically representing whistleblowers in qui tam or False Claims Act law suits in state and federal courts throughout the United States and tax and securities whistleblowers with claims under the IRS and SEC whistleblower programs. Shauna has worked on a variety of cases that have returned well over $3 billion to the state and federal governments pursuant to the False Claims Acts. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Shauna received a B.A. and an M.A. from Stanford University, where she captioned the University’s Women’s soccer team and received her J.D. from Villanova University. Shauna is frequently the author of published materials and “National Whistleblower Lawyer” website and speaks regularly at national and regional conferences on the various whistleblower laws and aspects of complex litigation.

    Shauna is an avid volunteer and educator. She has taught as an adjunct professor for many years at Widener University and Villanova University, is the President of the Junior League of Philadelphia, and Co-Chair of the Pennsylvania chapter of the Stanford University Alumni Undergraduate Admissions Volunteer Interview Program. Shauna has been the recipient of many awards including most recently she was one of about 40 attorneys who received the Philadelphia 2019 Best of the Bar Award honor.