Upcoming Committee Meetings

Grant Law

Fraud Issues in Federal Programs and COVID Response Funding

Tuesday, July 14 | 11:30am – 1pm ET

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This month's meeting will include two parts.

Our meeting will start promptly at 11:30am ET with Robert A. Westbrooks, recently appointed to Executive Director of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (“PRAC”). Both the vision and goals of his team as they begin the substantial task of overseeing the $2.4 trillion in federal funding made available for COVID-19 response efforts will be shared.

At approximately noon, we will turn to a panel presentation on recent developments in the area of false claims in federal programs by five of our esteemed colleagues who have decades of combined experience and represent varied viewpoints in our shared system.


  • Andy Liu, Nichols Liu LLP
  • Bob Rhoad, Nichols Liu LLP
  • Adam Kaplan, Senior Counsel, USAID Office of Inspector General
  • Andrew Miller, Baron & Budd P.C.
  • Mark Sweet, Wiley Rein LLP

Legal updates and case summaries on matters of grant law will also be addressed. In the interest of time for our presenters, our legal update materials will be provided only in writing at this meeting.