December 3, 2021

Volume XI, Number 337

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Renée Brooker

FORMER PROSECUTOR IN SENIOR LEADERSHIP POSITION AT DOJ, RESPONSIBLE FOR BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN RECOVERIES UNDER WHISTLEBLOWER LAWS, NOW REPRESENTING WHISTLEBLOWERS

  • Former Assistant Director, United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Division  (2002-2017)

  • Member of Taxpayers Against Fraud

  • Member of Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section 

  • Represented Whistleblowers at another prominent whistleblower firm (2017-2020)

  • Former Member of U.S. Department of Justice-appointed Independent Corporate Compliance Monitor and Auditor for Volkswagen under its Plea Agreement and Consent Decree with the United States Department of Justice (2017-2020)

Experience

  • Responsible for nearly $6 billion in False Claims Act and FIRREA (bank fraud) recoveries at the Justice Department

  • Long-time Federal Civil Prosecutor in a senior leadership position at DOJ overseeing office of prosecutors enforcing the False Claims Act and FIRREA (bank fraud)

  • Enforced these whistleblowers laws at DOJ and represent whistleblowers under:

    • The False Claims Act/The Whistleblower Law

    • The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA)—an enforcement tool used to deter fraud by financial institutions, including bank fraud and mail and wire fraud

    • The Whistleblower Programs of the SEC, CFTC, and the IRS

    • The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)

  • Chief architect of financial fraud cases under the DOJ Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force

  • Enforced anti-fraud laws and represent whistleblowers in virtually every major industry: insurance, health care, defense contracting, government procurement, small business, financial services, pharmaceutical, tobacco, higher education and automotive industries

  • Led a team to a successful civil RICO verdict against the tobacco industry after a 9 month trial in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

  • Former special prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia handling criminal trials

  • Prosecuted fraud in federal student aid programs affecting consumers and taxpayers, as part of an enforcement response to Congressional findings of fraud in the for-profit school industry, at the U.S. Department of Education Office of General Counsel

  • Law Clerk to Judge Noël Kramer in the District of Columbia

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Articles in the National Law Review database by Renée Brooker

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