Tina M. Tabacchi



  • Thursday, October 16, 2014
    The False Claims Act's ("FCA") first-to-file bar – 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(5) – encourages a race to the courthouse to reward a qui tam relator who promptly discloses fraud. In essence, the rule creates an incentive for relators to alert the government to the essential facts of a fraudulent scheme. The rule also establishes a...
  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    Editor: Please tell our readers about your background with Jones Day. Tabacchi: I am a Jones Day “lifer.” I started my career with Jones Day in Chicago in 1992. I began as a member of our New Lawyers Group and joined what is now called our Business & Tort Litigation practice. I am an up-from-the-ranks partner, and have held a number of...