There is a new weapon in the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) already powerful False Claims Act (FCA) arsenal. In October 2021, the DOJ announced a new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, under which it will pursue FCA liability against government contractors in the cybersecurity space. According to the announcement from Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco, the
Jeff Gibson has extensive experience representing clients in complex civil litigation and government investigations across diverse industries, including healthcare, financial services, energy and technology. In addition to maintaining a business litigation practice, he defends individuals and companies facing quasi-criminal civil fraud claims, white collar criminal charges, and compliance violations.