Reed Smith LLP (Washington, DC)
LAWRENCE S. SHER is a Partner at Reed Smith LLP, in Washington, D.C. An experienced and creative litigator with a proven track record, Mr. Sher has been representing clients across diverse industries in "high stakes" litigation and False Claims Act matters for over 25 years. His practice principally involves litigating or counseling clients to avoid litigation in complex commercial and government contract disputes, bid protests, claims and arbitrations (domestic and international), defending civil False Claims Act violations and qui tam investigations, and health care-related litigation. Mr. Sher graduated from The American University, Washington College of Law, cum laude, in 1989, and from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in 1986. Mr. Sher is a regular speaker on government contract issues and the False Claims Act, including challenging the use of statistical sampling.