Zachary Kitts is a founding partner at K&G Law Group, PLLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of qui tam litigation under the federal False Claims Act and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act, and other complex civil litigation matters.
One loyal reader recently pointed out that this blog might have unintentionally drifted from one of its stated goals–namely, to give practice examples of the myriad situations in which Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act might be useful. Today’s example concerns […]
Today begins a new series on the history of qui tam litigation in Virginia. The Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act may be the most successful qui tam statute in Virginia’s long history, but it […]
Breaking News: Virginia Office of the Attorney General to host Continuing Legal Education Seminar on the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act
Virginia Qui Tam Law.com is pleased to announce that the Virginia Office of the Attorney General will be sponsoring a Continuing Legal Education Seminar on the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act on October 3, 2008, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.The meeting is open […]
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Ranks in Top Five District Courts for Qui Tam Filings
I had heard it said before that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ranked in the top five districts for qui tam filings, but I now have located the proof. The statistic comes from this
An Introduction to Qui Tam Litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia–also known as the “Rocket Docket”
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is known as the “Rocket Docket,” a title that Court has worn with pride for more than 40 years. The name originated with Albert V. Bryan, the Judge for whom the Alexandria Courthouse […]
Settlement of qui tam actions under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act and the Federal False Claims Act present complex and unique legal legal issues. This post addesses just a few of the issues likely to arise.
In the course of blogging, from time to time people call or email me about various aspects of the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act as well as the Federal False Claims Act. When I do receive such questions, along with the […]
In Mario Puzo’s novel The Godfather, Don Corleone says something along the lines of, “One lawyer with his brief case can steal more than ten men with guns.” Today the Washington Post has an excellent front page story by Carrie Johnson […]
The Supreme Court today announced its opinion in Allison Engine Co., Inc., et al. v. United States ex rel Sanders, et al. Case No. 07-214. To read the opinion, click
The topic of today’s post is the recovery of mandatory attorney’s fees under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act in Virginia state court. I find it interesting how many attorneys simply do not pay attention to maximizing the fee recovery under fee shifting […]