Wayne T. Lamprey

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Mr. Lamprey specializes in representing whistleblowers and clients in complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Lamprey has investigated and successfully prosecuted fraud for over 25 years, first as a federal prosecutor handling white collar matters, and for over 18 years representing whistleblowers in private practice. He has experience with schemes in a wide range of industries including health care, defense and government contracting, shipping, banking, securities and finance, energy, public resources, accounting, telecommunications, and more.

An accomplished trial lawyer, Mr. Lamprey is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization recognizing exceptional trial skill. He has tried both criminal prosecutions and civil claims under federal and state False Claims Acts. Mr. Lamprey is also an experienced mediator.

Mr. Lamprey’s experience — as an Assistant United States Attorney, trial lawyer, and mediator — has provided an effective basis for success representing whistleblowers and other clients. He has pursued and resolved numerous whistleblower actions, including two of the largest recoveries under the California False Claims Act.

Mr. Lamprey’s skills are well recognized. He is consistently listed as a SuperLawyer in California, and speaks and teaches regularly about whistleblower law and trial practice.

Mr. Lamprey graduated from the University of California Berkeley School of Law in 1980. Prior to joining Constantine Cannon, Mr. Lamprey was with Goodin MacBride Squeri Day & Lamprey where he began the firm’s whistleblower practice.

Practice Groups


  • California
  • U.S. Tax Court

Articles Quoted In

Constantine Cannon Partner Wayne Lamprey on the False Claims Case Against the Nation’s Largest Wireless Carriers
Corporate Crime Reporter
April 5, 2016.
Sonoma County agencies join statewide case, claim wireless bills inflated by $600,000, by Kevin McCallum
The Press Democrat
January 30, 2016.
Suit Claims Verizon, Other Mobile Carriers Overcharged Agencies, by Benny Evangelista
San Francisco Gate
December 8, 2015.
California Governments Sue Wireless Carriers, by Paige Osburn
Capital Public Radio
December 8, 2015.
False Claims Act Lawsuit Filed Against Nation’s Largest Wireless Carriers
Corporate Crime Reporter
December 8, 2015.

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