Mary Inman is a partner from Constantine Cannon’s San Francisco office who is on assignment to the London Office. After 20+ years representing whistleblowers in the U.S., she moved to London in July 2017 to launch the firm’s international whistleblower practice. She specializes in representing whistleblowers from the U.K., E.U. and worldwide under the American whistleblower reward programs.
Ms. Inman is a recognized expert and frequent author and speaker on areas related to the international application of the American whistleblower laws, financial frauds, health care reimbursement and government procurement. She has particular expertise in addressing Medicare Advantage risk adjustment fraud and is one of the lead attorneys in a prominent whistleblower case against UnitedHealth Group involving allegations the Medicare Advantage Organization submitted false claims for payment to the Medicare Program based on artificially inflated member risk scores. She also has extensive experience addressing fraud in government infrastructure projects, and representing city and state governments in prosecuting civil fraud actions.
Ms. Inman joined Constantine Cannon in June 2015. Previously, she was a partner at Phillips & Cohen, LLP. Her clients have successfully helped the United States and various states and municipalities recover hundreds of millions of dollars, including cases where:
Ms. Inman also was a leading member of the team of lawyers representing a whistleblower, several states and dozens of public agencies in a two-month jury trial, which resulted in a verdict that the largest PVC pipe manufacturer in the world had defrauded its customers over a ten-year period. Prior to the start of the trial, co-defendant Formosa Plastics paid $22.5 million to settle its own potential liability.
Ms. Inman graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1994, where she was an articles editor and an associate editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable D. Brock Hornby, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, and the Honorable Norman H. Stahl of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals. She was then an associate at O’Melveny & Meyers LLP in San Francisco, where her practice focused on employment, collective bargaining and False Claims Act matters.
Ms. Inman graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College in 1990 with a joint degree in Russian and Government and Legal Studies. During her senior year she studied abroad at the Moscow State Linguistic University.
Ms. Inman is bar-qualified in California and Maine.
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