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Shauna B. Itri concentrates her practice on complex litigation, specifically representing whistleblowers in qui tam or False Claims Act law suits in state and federal courts throughout the United States and tax and securities whistleblowers with claims under the IRS and SEC whistleblower programs. Ms. Itri has worked on a series of False Claims Act cases against large drug companies for fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid drug pricing. This litigation has returned well over $1 billion to state and federal governments pursuant to the Federal and State False Claims Acts, including a $150 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline PLC, a $190 million settlement with Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and a $280 million settlement in United States of America ex rel Ven-A-Care of the Florida Keys, Inc. v. Boehringer Ingelheim Corp., et al. (Civil Action No. 07-10248, D. Mass.). In addition to representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act cases, Ms. Itri has experience representing whistle blowers both in cases involving claims brought under whistleblower reward programs with the Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. Ms. Itri earned her Juris Doctor from the Villanova University School of Law where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova Law School Sports & Entertainment Law Journal and published an article entitled “Maurice Clarett v. N.F.L.: An Analysis of Clarett’s Challenge to the Legality of the NFL’s Draft Eligibility Rule Under Antitrust Laws.” Ms. Itri was named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star” in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by Philadelphia Magazine and was placed on Philadelphia’s First Judicial District’s 2010 and 2011 Roll of Honor for Pro Bono Service for her service in the community.