The Role of the Government in Cases Where They Do Not Intervene

January 22, 2016 8:45am

Daniel R. Miller
Shareholder
Berger & Montague, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA)

Margaret L. Hutchinson
Civil Chief
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

  • Intervened cases
    • Factors influencing intervention
    • Joint prosecution privilege
    • Role of relator’s counsel
  • Rising tide of litigation of declined cases (Davita, Omnicare, Streck Cases)
    • Statements of interest
    • Expanded resources of private bar
    • Triggers that could cause the government to come back into the case
    • Attorney’s fee claims
  • Latest developments in ESI protocols
    • Standard ESI protocols
    • Use of predictive coding