James Wiseman, an associate at Phillips & Cohen LLP, represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases under the False Claims Act as well as cases filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and IRS whistleblower programs.
He is experienced in False Claims Act litigation as well as commercial disputes and tax controversies.
Mr. Wiseman graduated first in class from Columbia Law School, where he was a staff editor of the Columbia Law Review. While in law school, he worked as a legal intern and summer associate on matters involving white collar crime, tax issues and the False Claims Act.
He later served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Raymond J. Lohier at the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York.
Before starting at Columbia, Mr. Wiseman taught in the Czech Republic through a grant awarded by the Fulbright US Student Program.
He is admitted to the bar in New York.