Supreme Court Settles Circuit Split and Reads the False Claims Act Statute of Limitations Provision Broadly in Boon to Relators

Ben Kappelman

Ben Kappelman

Ben has represented clients asserting patent infringement and invalidity as well as disputing the assignment of patent rights and licensing of inventions. His trade secrets experience includes extensive analysis of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act as adopted by multiple jurisdictions. Ben also represents clients in the construction industry as well as Native American tribes and other governmental entities. Like those in his intellectual property practice, these clients face complex administrative regulatory regimes, which Ben helps them understand during litigation and as they strategically plan their business activities.

Alex Hontos

Alex Hontos

Alex is accomplished in Federal procurement law and government contracting, including the Federal Acquisition Regulations and the Contract Disputes Act; Federal civil-fraud provisions, including the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Act; and the specialized rules that govern claims against the United States, including bid protests.

Kirk Schuler

Kirk Schuler

Kirk practices with the Trial Group in Des Moines. He joined Dorsey in 2015 after serving as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Districts of the Northern Mariana Islands and the Central District of Illinois. As a former federal prosecutor, Kirk brings significant trial experience and advocacy skills to benefit Dorsey’s clients involved in all types of civil and criminal litigation and government investigations.

Caitlin Hull

Caitlin Hull

As an associate in Dorsey’s Trial Group, Caitlin utilizes strategic, creative thinking to represent clients in a variety of complex business cases and commercial disputes, including matters before both state and federal courts. She believes that communication is key to efficiently and effectively resolving disputes. In addition, Caitlin is committed to an active pro bono practice.

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