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Rachel Fischer

Rachel Fischer

Associate

Rachel Fischer is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. She handles a wide range of employment litigation matters, including wage-and-hour issues, reductions in force and unlawful discrimination.

Rachel graduated from Columbia Law School in 2011, where she was a staff member on the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. While in law school, Rachel interned for U.S. Magistrate Judge Esther Salas in the District of New Jersey. Prior to that she was a paralegal at the UJA-Federation of New York.

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Fifth Circuit: FCA Inapplicable to Claims Involving Private Funds Administered by Government-Created Programs

In United States of America ex rel Rene Shupe v. Cisco Systems, Inc. and Avnet, Inc., No. 13-40807 (5th Cir. July 7, 2014), the Fifth Circuit reversed a district court’s order denying a motion to dismiss a qui tam whistleblower suit, holding that the False Claims Act does not apply to submissions by telecommunications companies … Continue Reading
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