Randy routinely litigates high-stakes matters in state and federal courts, including preliminary injunctions, motions practice, jury and bench trials, arbitrations, and mediation.
Randy often handles matters related to investigations and the False Claims Act, municipal bond finance, and trademark litigation. Randy also has represented agricultural chemical manufacturers in numerous data compensation disputes arising under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), environmental actions under CERCLA, employment, trade secret and unfair competition actions, and a variety of tort and contract actions.
Randy’s work in public finance includes representation of municipal bond trustees, and insurers of general obligation and revenue project bonds and guarantees in bankruptcy proceedings, including the Detroit (Chapter 9) and Puerto Rico (PROMESA Title III) bankruptcies. Randy also has experience analyzing state and municipal laws regarding bond issuance, the authority to issue bonds, and debt limits. He also has advised clients regarding various different bond structures, the property rights of bondholders, the flow of funds under different bonds structures, and potential equitable and statutory remedies. Randy also has assisted with complex workouts regarding distressed bonds.
Investigations and the False Claims Act
Randy represents a number of clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, and construction industries in qui tam False Claims Act actions in federal court, as well as related matters in state court. He has also conducted complex internal investigations and advises clients on their rights, responsibilities, and liabilities prior to potential litigation. Randy assists clients in responding to state and federal government subpoenas and civil investigative demands (CIDs).
In the Investigations and False Claims Act area, Randy has represented health care providers, hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, vaccine manufacturers, patient assistance programs, and construction companies.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Randall A. Brater