Nicholas Napolitan is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. His practice focuses on litigation that involves the federal False Claims Act, as well as state false claims acts and health care fraud statutes, particularly actions brought by attorneys general. He has assisted clients during investigations by both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Napolitan also has experience in litigating commercial disputes and complex contractual matters, and he advises clients on a wide variety of contractual matters.
Mr. Napolitan is a co-author, with Paul Flum of Morrison & Foerster, of the article “U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Presumption of Prudence In ERISA ‘Stock Drop’ Cases,” published in the August 2014 issue of the Bender’s Labor and Employment Bulletin. Mr. Napolitan is also the co-author, with Judson Lobdell of Morrison & Foerster, of the article “Apportionment of Liability Under the PSLRA,” published in the May 2012 issue of the Securities Litigation Report.
Mr. Napolitan worked as a law clerk for Judge Samuel Conti in the Northern District of California during 2009 – 2010. Before coming to Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Napolitan received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was designated a Kent Scholar and was a member of the Columbia Law Review. He is admitted to practice in California.
False Claims Act Litigation
Commercial Litigation/Contract Disputes
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