Sarah Tremont is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office, where she is a member of the Intellectual Property Rights and Litigation Groups. Her practice involves trademark advisory work as well as consumer class action defense.
In Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 136 S. Ct. 1989 (2016), the Supreme Court changed the landscape for False Claims Act litigation. The Court endorsed implied certification liability, but set a high bar for demonstrating the materiality of a violation of law, regulation, or contract to the government’s payment decision. More … Continue Reading