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Largest False Claims Act Verdict of 2021

Reese Marketos will pursue cases not just through settlement, but, if necessary, through trial. As reported in the Wall Street Journal on September 27, 2021, Reese Marketos obtained a verdict of more than $36 million on behalf of the United States against MD Helicopters, Inc. This is one of the largest defense procurement verdicts under the False Claims Act.

January 9, 2023
Reese Marketos’ verdict in United States ex rel. Marsteller v. MD Helicopters, Inc. has officially been recognized as the Number 1 False Claims Act Jury Verdict o…
December 15, 2022
(Reuters) – Utah-based lender Academy Mortgage Corp will pay $38.5 million to resolve claims it improperly originated and underwrote mortgages as part of a settlem…
December 15, 2022
The Department of Justice this week publicized a $38.5 million False Claims Act settlement in a lawsuit that it fought to have dismissed, against the wishes of the whistl…
December 14, 2022
Relator Gwen Thrower hired Reese Marketos to serve as lead counsel in a declined False Claims Act qui tam action in the Northern District of California. Reese Marketos …
October 15, 2022
Reese Marketos attorneys Josh Russ and Allison Cook were hired as trial counsel by a relator in a compounding pharmacy False Claims Act action in the Northern District of…

Credibility Beyond Awards

Reese Marketos Former Federal Prosecutor Josh Rush discusses the False Claims Act for the podcast Fraud in America.

Since retiring from the Texas Supreme Court, I’ve had the opportunity to work with each of the partners of Reese Marketos—either on the same side or in opposition. Working with these lawyers, who are good to their word, respectful of litigants and each other, but tenacious in factual investigation and research of the law, is invigorating and enjoyable.

- Craig Enoch, Justice (Ret.) Texas Supreme Court

Joel Reese is an honorable and quality person who as a lawyer does what he says and doesn’t over promise. His creativity and thoughtful approach to legal issues is at an extremely high level. I highly recommend Joel for most types of complicated litigation.

- Craig Hall, Chairman, Hall Financial Group

Adam is a skilled trial attorney who did a fantastic job trying our case to an arbitration victory against an obstinate opponent. Adam had a firm grasp on all facets of our case and effectively managed our witnesses and data to a successful outcome, while steadfastly maintaining a calm and confident demeanor throughout even the most contentious dealings.

- Stephanie Masiello, Vice President of Legal at Unidine Corporation

Pete Marketos is one of the finest trial lawyers to appear in my court.

- Federal District Judge Samuel Hardy Mays, Western District of Tennessee

Pete Marketos and Leslie Chaggaris’s ability to anticipate the next move of the opponent and to communicate with and win over the jury was nothing short of remarkable.

- Martin Toha