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Timothy P. McCormack

Timothy P. McCormack

Phillips & Cohen LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Tim McCormack is a partner at Phillips & Cohen LLP, a law firm representing whistleblowers (www.phillipsandcohen.com) in "qui tam" lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act and claims made under the Securities and Exchange Commission's and Commodity Futures Trading Commission's whistleblower programs created by Dodd-Frank as well as the Internal Revenue Service's whistleblower program.  Whistleblower cases brought by the firm have returned more than $8.5 billion in civil settlements and related criminal fines to federal, state, and local governments.

He has had key roles in many successful whistleblower cases involving hospitals, a medical device company, government contractors and pharmaceutical companies. These include cases against:
  • Medtronic Spine LLC and 25 hospitals that were Medtronic's customers ($101 million total settlement).
  • The Louis Berger Group, which resulted in the largest recovery in a case involving war-zone contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq ($69.3 million settlement of qui tam case and related criminal fine).
  • Alpharma ($42 million settlement).
  • Omnicare, the nation's largest provider of pharmacy services for nursing homes, and one of the country's largest nursing home chains (total settlement of $33.9 million).
  • Sodexo Inc., a case joined by New York State ($20 million).

Prior to law school, Mr. McCormack worked as a hospital payment analyst and monitored reporting and contract compliance for several health care organizations in Maine.
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