DynCorp Fired Atty For Whistleblowing, Suit Says

Law360, New York (June 25, 2013, 3:13 PM EDT) -- An attorney who formerly worked for DynCorp International Inc. accused the military contractor of firing him after he questioned the company's alleged use of fraudulent billing practices to deceive the federal government, according to a suit filed in Virginia federal court Thursday.

Scott N. Carlson, who previously worked for DynCorp subsidiary Casals & Associates Inc., an international development firm, said he was eventually discharged in retaliation for challenging a company directive to mask overhead expenses as the costs from a specific project.

DynCorp "terminated [Carlson's] employment...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Carlson v. Dyncorp International, Inc.

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: False Claims Act


Liam O'Grady

Date Filed

June 20, 2013

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.