Rosenblat Law is built and designed to provide personalized legal services. Like the general manager of a professional sports team, Rosenblat Law puts together the best team to compete against and win, whatever legal challenges you are facing and whomever your opponent is. Whether the team consists of many lawyers or just one, a lawyer at Rosenblat Law will be your primary contact. This collaboration provides the benefits of a small firm with the resources of a large firm. Mr. Rosenblat has worked with lawyers from New York to California and regularly co-counsels with Chicago area lawyers.
Just like a sports team, your team will be put together to win. Your team will be based on your needs and will be specifically designed to address your legal challenges. This is not a referral arraignment. Your lawyer at Rosenblat Law will always be part of your team. To begin building your team, contact Rosenblat Law today.False Claims Act Litigation
Michael Rosenblat is an experienced trial lawyer representing whistleblowers under the Federal False Claims Act and related statutes. He was the lead prosecuting attorney for Illinois’ Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and represented the State of Illinois as part of a global settlement team against Walgreens for violating the False Claims Act by “short-filling” prescriptions. In addition, Mr. Rosenblat is the co-author of the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Employment Termination, “Prosecuting a Claim Under the Illinois False Claims Act.” He has spoken before groups concerning false claims issues, criminal defense, and search and seizure; appeared on the local cable show "Newsmakers" to discuss prescription drug pricing; appeared on "Fox News Live" to discuss the Michael Jackson trial, was a guest on the WLS Radio Rohm and Roeper Show to speak about the Rod Blagojevich trial; has appeared on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal concerning Medicare fraud, and in the Chicago Lawyer Magazine concerning the false claims act case filed by Floyd Landis against Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong.
Mr. Rosenblat has represented Relators or qui tam plaintiffs in conjunction with other law firms from Texas to New York. He is sought after by other law firms to act as their local counsel because of his experience in filing False Claims Act cases in the Northern District of Illinois. His legal analysis, of a case declined by the United States and Illinois, led to the successful representation of a whistleblower who was unable to find an attorney to represent him until Mr. Rosenblat agreed to representation. This case ultimately resulted in a $225 million settlement.
Mr. Rosenblat works closely with other law firms to ensure that his clients get the best representation possible in their False Claims Act cases. In doing so, Mr. Rosenblat demonstrates his willingness to put his clients first by willingly co-counseling with other lawyers whenever that may help advance the prosecution of a False Claims Act case.
Mr. Rosenblat has successfully represented whistleblowers in,United States, ex rel. Perez v. Stericycle, United States, ex rel. Kennedy v. Aventis, United States ex rel. Tyson v. Amerigroup, and Illinois in the State of Illinois in United States, ex rel. Mueller, et al v. Walgreens.
As Deputy Chief of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office located in Chicago, Mr. Rosenblat was a member of the global settlement team in which Walgreens agreed to pay $7.6 million to settle a false claims case alleging that Walgreens, which is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois overcharged states and the federal government for prescription drugs. As Deputy Chief Criminal Prosecutions, he supervised the assistants assigned to that bureau and as Deputy Bureau Chief, Special Litigation Bureau, he prosecuted false claims cases on behalf of the State of Illinois.
In private practice, Mr. Rosenblat represented consumers in the Ford/Firestone Tire Litigation, Superior Bank underinsured depositors litigation, and Enron Securities Litigation. Mr. Rosenblat was also part of the prosecution team that obtained a $334 million judgment against Amerigroup. Amerigroup settled for $225 million. Mr. Rosenblat also represented the whistleblowers in another declined False Claims Act case filed in Chicago, concerning the off-label marketing of a prescription drug. This case also settled with a favorable result.
Currently the Rosenblat Law Firm has several false claims act cases pending and or under seal and was recently part of the FCA settlement with Stericycle a medical waste disposal company located in Lake Forest, Illinois. Mr. Rosenblat’s False Claims Act practice is nationwide and he represents whistleblowers with knowledge and evidence of violations of the False Claims Act throughout the United States.Criminal Defense Trial Attorney
As an experienced criminal defense attorney, Mr. Rosenblat has represented individuals in a wide range of criminal matters, including:
- White Collar Crimes
- Drug and Gun/Weapon Offenses
- Theft and Burglary
- Criminal sexual assault
- Possession of child pornography
- Murder/Attempted Murder
- Drug trafficking
- Official misconduct
- Driving while intoxicated
Mr. Rosenblat has been retained to represent police officers, physicians, attorneys, and business owners. Mr. Rosenblat’s creative thinking leads to resolutions that protect a defendant's rights now and in the future. Contact our Chicago law office for more information on how our firm can help you.
Practice Areas: Healthcare Investigations and Audit Defense; Qui Tam Litigation; False Claims Act; Criminal Law; White Collar Crime; and Military Justice.