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Lesley Ann Skillen

Getnick & Getnick

New York, NY, USA

Lesley Ann Skillen is a partner in Getnick & Getnick, a Manhattan-based law firm focusing on business integrity and anti-fraud litigation. Ms. Skillen has been representing qui tam relators since the early 1990s. Notable cases include a pharmaceutical pricing case resulting in a $251 million Medicaid recovery, a $182 million Medicare/Medicaid recovery from a national clinical laboratory, and cases involving medical devices and hospitals. She has written numerous articles on qui tam and business integrity related matters, including articles published in the New York Times, the New York Law Journal, and Pharmaceutical Executive magazine. She is Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Qui Tam Subcommittee and a frequent speaker on qui tam at bar association events. Ms. Skillen has more than 25 years experience in the investigation and/or prosecution of complex business crime. Prior to relocating to New York from Sydney in 1992, she was a senior executive at the Australian Securities Commission and a federal prosecutor and investigator handling complex fraud and organized crime matters.



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