Renée Brooker was a long-time Civil Frauds Assistant Director at the United States Department of Justice, the Office that supervises all False Claims Act cases in all 94 United Stated District Courts. In this leadership role, she was responsible for billions of dollars in recoveries and held companies accountable for their conduct.
She now represents whistleblowers in all 94 United States District Courts. Ms. Brooker’s inside knowledge about what the Justice Department is looking for in a whistleblower case, how to present a whistleblower case to the Justice Department, and how the process at the Justice Department works, grants her clients powerful insight.
Ms. Brooker has enforced anti-fraud laws and represented whistleblowers in virtually every major industry: health care, pharmaceutical, insurance, defense contracting, government procurement, small business, financial services, labor, tobacco, automotive, and higher education. Her expertise includes these anti-fraud laws:
- The False Claims Act/The Whistleblower Law
- The United States Department of Justice Bank Fraud Whistleblower Reward Program called the Financial Institutions Anti-Fraud Enforcement Act (FIAFEA) for violations of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA)—an enforcement tool used to deter fraud by financial institutions, including bank fraud and mail and wire fraud
- The Whistleblower Programs of the SEC, CFTC, and the IRS
- The United States Treasury Department Anti-Money Laundering Whistleblower Law for Bank Secrecy Act violations or for making illegally-gained proceeds (“dirty money”) appear legal (“clean”)
- The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)
Ms. Brooker is also a former member of the Justice Department-appointed Independent Corporate Compliance Monitor and Auditor for Volkswagen under its several-year Plea Agreement and Consent Decree with the United States Department of Justice.