Woman Lawyers in Leadership Webcast to Feature Speakers from Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP

Jayne A. Goldstein and Natalie Finkelman Bennett, partners at Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP, will be featured speakers at Women Lawyers in Leadership 2020, a live webcast airing on September 16, 2020. Additionally, Jayne is the Chairperson for this event. The program is designed to benefit women attorneys seeking to take their careers up […]


Lawyers Club of San Diego Swearing In Ceremony

On July 22, 2020, Lawyers Club of San Diego hosted its virtual Passing of the Gavel and Swearing In Ceremony, swearing in the 2020-2021 Board of Directors and introducing the 2020-2021 Lawyers Club President, Yahairah Aristy.  SFMS Associate, Jaclyn M. Reinhart, served as a co-chair of Lawyers Club’s Law Student Outreach Committee for the 2019-2020 […]

NBC News Captures the Experience of Whistleblower Behind $678 Settlement

The man behind the biggest whistleblower settlement under federal anti-kickback laws to date has a fascinating story to tell. For several years, as a sales representative for Novartis, Oswald Bilotta bravely risked his career and more gathering evidence of a massive kickback scheme in which doctors were bribed for recommending prescription drugs. This exclusive NBC […]

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Agrees To Pay $678 Million To Settle Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP False Claims Act Qui Tam Case

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay $678 Million to Settle Allegations of Illegal Kickbacks Involving Nine of the Company’s Drugs James E. Miller of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP, Lead Counsel for Plaintiff-Relator, Oswald Bilotta (the “Relator” or “Whistleblower”), announced today that Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (“Novartis”) has agreed to settle alleged violations of the False […]

Virtual Mentoring for Law Students

Each year, the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego hosts an in-person speed mentoring event for law students. When COVID-19 made that impossible, the Committee came up with an innovative approach. Instead of canceling altogether, they split the event into a two-part virtual series entitled “Mastering Mentoring.” The first part, “Virtual Mentoring,” took place on March […]

SFMS Steers Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium to Victory Over Campbell Soup

Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP is pleased to announce that Campbell Soup Company accepted its request to remove all images and references to Parmigiano Reggiano from the labels of its Prego line of sauces. Our legal team supported the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium in requesting that the U.S. canning industry remove the images because they were […]

Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah Secures 29% Whistleblower Award

Teva Pharmaceuticals False Claims Act Case Recently Settled For $54 Million New York, N.Y. (January 30, 2020) – Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP is pleased to announce that the Honorable Colleen McMahon, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, recently approved a whistleblower award of 29 […]

Guidelines to Classifying Workers in NJ

Many states have strict guidelines when it comes to classifying workers. In New Jersey, the Department of Labor has a stringent test they utilize to determine if a person is actually an independent contractor, and not an employee of the company. Moreover, the DOL will enforce serious penalties against employers who improperly classify their workers. […]

Ring in the New Year at the January Lawyers Club Mixer!

Jaclyn Reinhart of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP is co-chair of the Lawyers Club Law Student Outreach Committee. Lawyers Club of San Diego hosts many events throughout the year to support its mission of advancing the status of women in law and society. Our next mixer will be held on January 15 at Groundswell […]

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19

At Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP, we view the safety and well-being of our clients, staff and business partners as our highest priority.

The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy. As a result, our lawyers and staff are working remotely in accordance with the CDC's recommendations. We continue to work for all of our clients and are happy to arrange for phone or video consultations. We are also able to exchange documents via secure drives or email.

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