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Ann Lugbill is of counsel to Murphy Anderson, PLLC, with offices in Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., and Boston. Murphy Anderson is a union-side labor and public interest law firm, representing unions and union workers and employees in employment related matters (ERISA, class action, wage & hour, and appellate practice), and whistleblowers. Ms. Lugbill focuses upon representation of False Claims Act qui tam, SEC and IRS whistleblowers. She recently represented a former Tremco roofing executive in a $ 61 million GSA pricing fraud scheme settled in August 2013. She represented the late Glenn DeMott, a Pfizer whistleblower, whose qui tam case was part of the overall $ 2.3 billion Pfizer pharmaceutical fraud settlement involving multiple drugs–the largest such False Claims Act civil settlement to date. Past clients include over 40 qui tam relators, including Jack Gravitt, a pioneer whistleblower whose experiences are in the 1986 False Claims Act legislative history and Mer edith McCoyd, the primary whistleblower in the blockbuster $ 1.6 Depakote pharmaceutical False Claims Act settlement involving Abbott Labs. A co-founder of NELA’s Ohio Employment Lawyers Association and the Morrow Fund of Workplace Fairness, Ms. Lugbill is NELA’s Sixth Circuit Affiliate Relations Committee Representative and charter member of Ohio’s Board for Certification of Specialists in Labor and Employment Law, certifying experts in labor and employment law. She and her firm have authored or co-authored many NELA amicus briefs—including the first NELA brief in the U.S. Supreme Court. She chaired the Cincinnati Bar’s Grievance Committee, authorized by the Ohio Supreme Court to enforce lawyers’ professional ethics rules, and co authored two books: False Claims Act: Whistleblower Litigation and Representing the Terminated Employee in Ohio. Ms. Lugbill graduated from Kalamazoo College and the University of Virginia Law School.