DC Seeks An End To 10-Year FCA Whistleblower Battle

Law360, New York (April 9, 2012, 1:51 PM EDT) -- The District of Columbia on Friday sought to finish off a nearly decade-old lawsuit claiming it retaliated against a former municipal technology employee who reported violations of federal contracting regulations, arguing officials had legitimate reasons for firing her.

The district asked a Washington federal court to grant summary judgment in its favor in a False Claims Act lawsuit brought in September 2002 by Theresa Weston Saunders, a former employee in its Office of the Chief Technology Officer.

According to the motion for summary judgment, Saunders did...
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