Edward H. Arens

Mr. Arens has represented clients under the qui tam, SEC and IRS whistleblower programs including one whose whistleblower case returned $68 million to schools, libraries and other government-funded entities in California.

Ned Arens, a partner at Phillips & Cohen, focuses on “qui tam” whistleblower cases as well as whistleblower claims filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Internal Revenue Service.

He has worked on many types of whistleblower matters, including:

Mr. Arens graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he was a senior production editor of the Hastings Law Journal. While in law school, he was a legal intern with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the General Counsel, and with the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.

Mr. Arens is admitted to the bar in California.

  • IRS could still do more for its whistleblower program, tax attorneys say” – MLex’s Tax Watch – September 11, 2018
  • “Congress settles ‘collected proceeds’ question on IRS whistleblower awards” – US Tax Watch – March 23, 2018
  • “Whistleblower Triggers $32.5 Million Settlement with Florida Managed Care Organization” – RACMonitor – May 31, 2017
  • “Insurers pay $32M to settle Medicare Advantage fraud case” – FierceHealthcare – May 31, 2017
  • “Freedom Health To Shell Out $32.5M In Medicare FCA Deal” – Law 360 – May 30, 2017
  • “Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Requiring the IRS to Properly Attribute Its Recoveries to Whistleblowers” – Bloomberg BNA: Tax Management Memorandum (2017)
  • “Tax Whistleblower Laws and Programs” – Bloomberg BNA
  • “IRS Whistleblower Program Has More Problems than the GAO Found” – Accounting Today
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