David Bocian, a partner of the Firm, is a former federal prosecutor who leads KTMC’s Whistleblower and False Claims Act Litigation group. David’s practice is dedicated to representing whistleblowers in cases brought under federal and state qui tam statutes, and through financial fraud whistleblower programs, such as the SEC, CFTC and IRS. He has worked with many types of whistleblowers, including health care professionals, financial analysts, physicians, sales and marketing employees, and compliance professionals.
David has spent most of his legal career litigating fraud cases. For more than a decade, David served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of New Jersey, where he was appointed Senior Litigation Counsel and managed the Trenton U.S. Attorney’s Office. His work as a prosecutor included overseeing complex investigations involving government corruption and federal program fraud; commercial and public sector kickbacks; government contractor fraud; tax fraud; and, other white collar and financial crimes. David tried numerous cases before federal juries and received awards for his work from the Department of Justice, as well as commendations from many law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and the IRS.
David has extensive experience in the health care and life sciences fields as well. He has the distinction of being one of the few whistleblower attorneys in the United States to have actually been employed in the health care industry, having been responsible for implementing a system-wide compliance program for a complex health system. David is an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers Law School, where he has taught Health Care Fraud and Abuse and participated in numerous health law symposia.
Panel on data analysis in whistleblower litigation, American Conference Institute’s Sunshine Act, Open Payments, and Aggregate Spend Compliance Conference, New York, October 20-22, 2014
Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer, 2019
United States Department of Justice, Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant U.S. Attorney
American Association for Justice, Co-Chair, Qui Tam Litigation Group
Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
American Health Lawyers Association
Taxpayers Against Fraud