Brownstein’s litigation team scored a major victory for client Flintco, a New Mexico-based contractor, in one of New Mexico’s first trials under the Fraud Against Taxpayers Act. The team maneuvered through what is considered uncharted territory because very few Fraud Against Taxpayers Act cases ever make it to trial. This was one of the first in New Mexico, if not one of the first nationally. In fact, the majority of these cases settle because the consequences of going to trial can be devastating for a company, including: additional bad publicity over a longer period of time, the possibility of being banned from government contracting, and less control over which subsidiary of the company will be banned.
The successful litigation team of Eric Burris and Adam Lyons created key points for companies to consider when doing government-contract work. Click above to read the entire article.