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The Law Firm of Wilbanks & Gouinlock is a nationally-recognized qui tam practice, whose diligent and fearless work on “whistleblower” law suits has resulted in the successful return of over $3 Billion to clients and the American taxpayers. We specialize in working with individual whistleblowers who come forward with information concerning various frauds committed against the government, such as Medicare or Medicaid fraud. The successful results obtained for W&G clients have been the subject of national TV coverage, newspaper articles and legal periodicals across the country over the last two decades.

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W&G understands the complexities and hardships of whistleblowing, and stands behind their clients to do what is right for the American Taxpayer.

Our Results Tell the Story…



Massive False Claims Act case settled with Tenet Healthcare Corporation



Wells Fargo settles for $161.7 Million



Davita pays in case despite Government not intervening



Columbia/HCA Settles Fraud Case



Record settlement for kickback allegations



Judgment Obtained Against Tokoma Lab for Fraudulent Lab Billing

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Marlan Wilbanks, Esq.

Marlan is currently acting as lead counsel in important qui tam cases that are filed in federal and state courts across the nation. He has handled whistleblower litigation matters against Fortune 500 companies and individuals that have committed fraudulent acts against the government in federal courts and many state courts, from Florida to California.

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Susan Gouinlock, Esq.

Susan Gouinlock

Susan has represented whistleblowers for almost 20 years.  Her legal career has been successful and diverse, including a unique mixture of working for the government as a lawyer as well as years of representing individuals and businesses in highly regulated environments, including for example spending six (6) years as in-house general counsel to a major corporation.  Susan now does only plaintiff’s work and only represents whistleblowers.
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Elaine Stromgren, Esq.

 Elaine is a veteran False Claims Act lawyer who has represented whistleblowers for almost two decades. Elaine has handled cases involving the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, the Department of Education, and other government agencies.

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Alfred Scudieri

Al Scudieri served as chief investigator with the James-Hoyer qui tam law firm for more than twenty years. Prior to his time at James-Hoyer, Al was a special agent of the FBI where he supervised all FBI fraud investigations in the Middle District of Florida.

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Hart Willoughby, Esq.

Hart Willoughby is an associate at Wilbanks & Gouinlock who joined the firm in 2017. His litigation experience under the False Claims Act encompasses multiple industries, including defense contracting fraud, healthcare fraud, mortgage lending fraud and customs fraud.

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