Tina M. Tabacchi

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False Claims Act

Once The Whistle Has Sounded: Courts Should Aggressively Enforce The False Claims Act's First-To-File Bar

The False Claims Act's ("FCA") first-to-file bar – 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(5) – encourages a race to the courthouse to reward a qui tam relator who promptly discloses fraud. In essence, the rule creates an incentive for relators to alert the government to the essential...

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The Chicago Office: A Bright Star In Jones Day’s Firmament

Editor: Please tell our readers about your background with Jones Day. Tabacchi: I am a Jones Day “lifer.” I started my career with Jones Day in Chicago in 1992. I began as a member of our New Lawyers Group and joined what is now called our Business & Tort Litigation practice. I...

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