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Megan Pieper represents individual and corporate clients in white collar matters, government and internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. In particular, she has significant experience representing clients in litigation and investigations under the False Claims Act (FCA) and anti-kickback statutes. She also has experience in aviation-related disputes and counseling. Megan has helped clients facing sensitive government investigations, cross-border disputes and investigations, high-stakes litigation, and parallel civil and criminal matters. She has navigated all stages of the litigation process — from strategy and counseling before any litigation is filed, to pre-trial motions practice and discovery, to preparing complex cases for trial, and through appeals. She maintains an active pro bono practice.

Outside of the firm, Megan is an adjunct professor of legal research and writing at Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Catharina Haynes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Honorable Philip R. Martinez of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

She received her law degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center and was elected to the Order of the Coif upon graduation. While at Georgetown, Megan represented members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform though the Civil Litigation Clinic; she also interned in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division.

Experience

  • Government contractor in ongoing intervened qui tam litigation related to disaster recovery work.
  • Government contractor in intervened qui tam litigation arising out of former employees’ alleged acceptance of kickbacks from subcontractors.
  • Individual corporate officer in civil FCA investigation related to medical group’s billing practices.
  • Major pharmaceutical company in qui tam litigation alleging kickbacks and FCA violations related to price reporting.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2018, magna cum laude
  • B.A./B.J., University of Missouri, 2011

Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Clerkships

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, The Honorable Catharina Haynes
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, The Honorable Philip R. Martinez
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