WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 16, 2017 – US News & World Report and bestlawyers.com have named Phillips & Cohen LLP to its annual list of “Best Law Firms” for 2018.
“Firms included in the 2018 ‘Best Law Firms’ list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers,” US News said in a press release about the rankings.
Phillips & Cohen is the most successful law firm representing whistleblowers and has the longest standing practice dedicated solely to representing whistleblowers. The firm’s whistleblower cases have helped recover more than $12.3 billion for taxpayers and investors, and its attorneys have helped clients win more than $1 billion in whistleblower rewards.
A number of Phillips & Cohen cases settled for millions of dollars this past year and had a major impact. A False Claims Act “qui tam” (whistleblower) case against electronic health records vendor eClinicalWorks settled for $155 million and will help protect millions of patients. It marked the first time the government held an electronic health records company accountable for failing to meet federal standards.
Phillips & Cohen’s whistleblower lawsuit against Novo Nordisk was resolved in September when the company paid $60 million to the federal government and two states. Earlier in the year, a whistleblower case against a Florida-based Medicare Advantage plan settled for $32.5 million and a case against Christus Health settled for $12.2 million.