A Tradition of Success

Representation
   For Whistleblowers

Who Expose Fraud

100+ Years Combined Experience Deep-Experience: Trial Tested & Proven Exposing Illegality Others Ignore

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Deep-Experience with Complex Litigation

Whistleblower Attorneys

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Our peers recognize our experience in complicated
litigation and trust us with their most complex cases.

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Experienced & Proven

Whistleblower Lawyers Big Firm Results

 Over 100+ years combined experience & history of landmark cases.

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Complex Cases Exceptional Results

When you have knowledge of fraud and are considering taking action, it can feel as if the decks are stacked against you. You need a law firm familiar with the whistleblower laws and regulations associated with your case. We have the expertise to investigate further and uncover abuses – we know what to look for and how to find it. Share what you know with us in confidence and learn if you have a case or not. You need attorneys willing to believe in you, willing to go the distance on your behalf – to see your case through to resolution.

Share what you know with us in confidence and learn if you have a case or not. You need attorneys willing to believe in you, willing to go the distance on your behalf – to see your case through to resolution.

Committed to representing the rights of whistleblowers who expose fraud against government programs in Florida and across the nation.  The attorneys of Guttman, Freidin & Celler, are proven legal professionals, representing a combined 100+ years of legal experience.  The skilled team and staff are consistently recognized and have litigated a history of landmark and record-setting cases in their field.

As a whistleblower who exposes fraud and corruption represented by GF&C you can expect the personal attention of a small firm, and can rest assured they are doing everything possible to achieve big firm results.  We will discuss your false claims act case, answer your questions confidentially, and help you navigate the fraud whistleblowing process safely.



Meet Our Attorneys

Reuben A. Guttman Attorney

Has worked to secure recoveries for whistleblower clients under the False Claims Act in a number of landmark cases against the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies, healthcare, energy and defense contractors.

Phillip Freidin Attorney

A leading trial attorney in the state of Florida, Philip Freidin has litigated some of the most significant cases in Florida’s history. In practice for almost 50 years and is no stranger to the courtroom with nearly 300 trials in his history.

Richard Celler Attorney

Served as the founding member of one of the largest employee/plaintiff side employment law divisions in the United States. Committed to providing big firm outcomes while focusing on the needs of every client.

Notable Cases

280 Million

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Celgene Corp. agreed to pay $280 Million to resolve drug whistleblower suit alleging fraudulent marketing of cancer drugs for uses not approved by the FDA.

2017
United States ex rel. Brown v. Celgene Corp

97 Million

Medicare reimbursement fraud allegations against Community Health Systems emergency rooms and network of hospitals.  Resolution reached over accusations of systemic out-patient admittance as emergency to cheat insurance plans.

2014
U.S. ex rel. Doghramji, et al. v. Community Health Systems Inc., et al.

24.9 Million

Drug maker Amgen entered a $24.9 million settlement with the government to resolve claims using kickbacks to long-term care pharmacies to place elderly patients in nursing homes on the company’s anemia drug, Aranesp.

2013
U.S. ex rel. Kurnik v. Amgen, Inc., et al.

1.6 Billion

Reached a $1.6 billion recovery on behalf of lead whistleblower under the False Claims Act over unlawful marketing claims of the anti-epileptic drug Depakote, to children and nursing home patients.

2012
U.S. ex rel. McCoyd v. Abbott Laboratories

No Fee Guarantee Unless We Win

As whistleblower contingency lawyers we represent clients without their having to pay any fees out of pocket – unless we win.  The contingency-fee client attorney relationship means we are on the same side, your interests are our interests, and you only pay us if a recovery is made.  The fee is an upfront percentage of the recovery obtained for you.

Our attorneys are well known by the justice department, we’ve built a reputation for being committed to holding fraudsters accountable, exposing corruption, and not backing down.

Our attorneys have won over $5 billion in combined verdicts and settlements.  You don’t pay a penny if your case doesn’t result in financial recovery.  False claims act whistleblowers must have representation and follow a specific legal process to qualify for cash awards.   Those who fail to do things properly when reporting fraud receive nothing.

  • False Documentation
  • Homecare or Hospice Fraud
  • Stark Law Violations
  • Anti-Kickback Violations
  • Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Fraud
  • Ambulance & EMS Abuse
  • Fraudulent Billing Schemes
  • Contract & Procurement Fraud

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Complex Cases. Exceptional Results.

$2.1 Billion

Qui Tam Recoveries (FY 2018)

The Government reported a total of $2.8 Billion in settlements and judgments in 2018, with $2.1 Billion arising from actions brought under the qui tam provision of the false claims act.

$301 Million

Paid to Whistleblowers (FY 2018)

The government reported approximately $301 Million paid in awards to whistleblowing individuals who helped unmask fraudulent schemes leading to recoveries.

How Can a Whistleblower Attorney Help You?

We concentrate on complex whistleblower litigation throughout Florida and nationwide, including cases of Medicare fraud, hospice and hospital fraud, contractor abuses, and pharmaceutical fraud.

If our law firm takes on your qui tam case, we will handle all aspects, including:

  • Conducting a thorough investigation of the facts in your case to determine how legal violations were made.
  • Preparing of case materials properly to bring action with the proper federal or state agencies.
  • Analyzing the facts of your case and extent of the uncovered violations to fully calculate your potential financial award from recovered money.
  • Carefully reviewing all relevant whistleblower protections afforded you by law as a result of your legally protected status in coming forward.
  • Coordinating with appropriate government agencies to fully investigate your case and following proceedings.
  • Preventing the needless exposure of your status after blowing the whistle for as long as possible, and if exposed, protecting your rights as such.
  • Skillfully litigating your case, if necessary, in a state or federal court and handling related legal matters.

Featured Press
for GF&C

“One of the world’s most prominent whistleblower attorneys.” According to the International Business Times.  Referred to as “The Lawyer Pharma Loves to Hate.” by the Boston Globe.  Attorneys have represented whistleblowers in cases under the false claims act causing the return of over 5 billion to federal and state government

Government Program Fraud

Hospital Fraud

How to Report Medicare Fraud

What Makes Our Lawyers So Successful?

With so many so-called ‘experts’ out their vying for your attention – how do you choose the right lawyer?

People just like you report fraud and abuse to us, confidently, because when you hire us: Our 100+ years of combined experience and hard-won reputation means we are prepared for all types of situations. We know how to bring action as efficiently as possible and how to maximize potential qui tam compensation you receive.

You get responsive communication: We want and need you to be well informed at all times. When you reach out with questions you can expect direct answers to your questions, your calls to be answered, your emails replied to in a timely manner.

A firm other lawyers trust: Other attorneys regularly bring their most complex whistleblower cases to us. Our peers recognize our experience in this complicated area of litigation and trust us with their most complicated cases.

We concentrate on complex whistleblower litigation throughout Florida and nationwide, including cases of Medicare fraud, hospice and hospital fraud, contractor abuses, and pharmaceutical fraud.

There is a reason our attorneys are well known by the justice department, we’ve built a reputation for being committed to holding fraudsters accountable, exposing corruption, and not backing down.

When you have knowledge of fraud and are considering taking action, it can feel as if the decks are stacked against you.

You need a law firm familiar with the whistleblower laws and regulations associated with your case.  We have the expertise to investigate further and uncover abuses – we know what to look for and how to find it.

Landmark Results

Exposing Illegality that Others Ignore

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A Law Firm that
Works for You

About Guttman Freidin & Celler

The GF&C legal team prides itself on tackling complex cases and seeing them through to the end. Our commitment to these difficult cases has led to many notable verdicts and settlements — many of them record-setting — in a variety of practice areas.  Our firm has the experience, skill and resources necessary to see your case to resolution — regardless of the opposing parties involved.

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“One of the world’s most prominent whistleblower attorneys.” According to the International Business Times.  Referred to as “The Lawyer Pharma Loves to Hate.” by the Boston Globe.

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