Pamela C. Brecht
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP (Philadelphia, PA)
PAMELA C. BRECHT is a Partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. Ms. Brecht is based in the firm’s Philadelphia office and is an active member of the national Qui Tam Practice Group. She is also experienced in employment law, white collar criminal litigation, and complex health care litigation. She has been or is currently involved in litigating some of the most complex Qui Tam or False Claims Act cases filed in the United States. Her cases have included alleged fraud by a large multi-state Medicaid managed care contractor, FCA violations by three of the largest hospital corporations in the country, and complex financial relationships among healthcare providers. She is also litigating cases involving hospital fraud, emergency room fraud, Medicare Part C and Part D fraud, government contractor fraud, laboratory fraud, as well as pharmaceutical fraud. Ms. Brecht is part of the team that is advancing one of the first national cases alleging fraud against the Medicare Part D program. Ms. Brecht is a 1988, cum laude, graduate of Villanova University and a 1991 graduate of Temple University School of Law. She was a competitive Rower on The Villanova Women's Crew Team. While attending Temple University School of Law, Ms. Brecht served as a member of the Temple Law Review, was on the Dean’s List, and received honors for Distinguished Class Performance. Ms. Brecht is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, the Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section, the Brehon Law Society, and the Justinian Law Society. Ms. Brecht frequently speaks, writes, and lectures on qui tam and health care fraud issues. Some of her representative articles include: The Tar Heel State Steps Up Its Fight Against Fraud; The Tar Heel State Steps Up Its Fight Against Fraud - Part II; The Minnesota False Claims Act: Is It Minnesota Nice?; The Employment Protection and Anti-Discrimination Provisions of the New Jersey State False Claims Act; The 'New' New Jersey False Claims Act: It Was Born to Run. She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching health care fraud classes at Hamline University School of Law in Minnesota.