U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam actions that the United States had moved to dismiss, holding that the government’s discretion to dismiss such an action is limited, but that dismissal was proper under any test

July 07, 2021

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Fifth Circuit to hold that government has unfettered discretion to dismiss a relator’s qui tam action under the False Claims Act

March 12, 2020

Click here to view the Chamber's brief. James F. Segroves of Reed Smith LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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