ABA Exec Claims Immunity From Employee's FCA Suit

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 7:39 PM EST) -- An American Bar Association executive on Wednesday urged a Washington federal judge to toss a suit alleging she and the bar retaliated against an employee-turned-whistleblower in violation of the False Claims Act, saying she cannot be held personally liable.

Cassandra Sneed Ogden, executive director of the ABA’s Council on Legal Education Opportunity, said plaintiff Roderick Terry’s claims of whistleblower retaliation are barred as a matter of law because she and other individual co-defendants cannot be held personally liable for an alleged violation of the FCA. Furthermore,...
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