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Amanda Narvaes

Amanda P. Narvaes, a Partner, joined Drew Cooper & Anding in 2011. Ms. Narvaes is a civil litigator in the areas of complex commercial litigation, lender liability, copyright litigation, and consumer protection. She graduated cum laude from Carleton College with a bachelor’s degree in history. She earned her law degree at WMU-Thomas M. Cooley Law School, graduating magna cum laude, and received Cooley’s Distinguished Student Award. Ms. Narvaes represents clients before Michigan trial courts across the state and in the Michigan Court of Appeals, and before the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Michigan. Ms. Narvaes has been a guest speaker in Ron Foster’s “Litigation for Paralegals” class. Ms. Narvaes discusses differences between Federal civil discovery rules and Michigan civil discovery rules.

U.S. Government Joins Michigan Medical Whistleblowers in Qui Tam Action

In January 2012, The United States government filed a suit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, seeking $150 million in damages under the Federal False Claims Act, alleging that ...

False Claims Act Update Published in Federal Bar Assosciation Bar and Bench Newsletter

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Clause in AT&T Contracts Disallowing Class Actions

On April 27, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Antonin Scalia, determined that an arbitration provision in millions of AT&T's subscriber contracts prohibits the filing of class action lawsuits ...

Whistleblower Case Against Iraq Contractors Nets More Than $8.7 Million

Today, April 25, 2011, The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that The United States has settled a whistleblower lawsuit against DynCorp International LLC and The Sandi Group (TSG). The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District ...