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Patrick S. Brown

Patrick S. Brown

Patrick S. Brown is an associate at Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of both the Government Contracts and White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement practice groups. In his practice, Patrick represents individuals and corporations in connection with investigations regarding criminal and regulatory matters. He also represents government contractors in False Claims Act investigations and breach of contract claims.

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Employee’s Acceptance of Gratuities Subjects Company to Heightened Liability Under Anti-Kickback Act

Posted in Legal Developments
In United States ex rel. Vavra v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. (Feb. 3, 2017), the Fifth Circuit held that under Section 8706(a)(1) of the Anti-Kickback Act — permitting recovery of twice the amount of each kickback plus $11,000 for each occurrence of a prohibited conduct — corporations are liable “for the knowing violations of… Continue Reading