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About Habib Ilahi

  • February 9, 2022

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Habib counsels business entities and individuals in highly regulated industries through complex procurement, health care, and other government enforcement investigations and litigation. As a former federal prosecutor with the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, he has worked extensively on matters involving the False Claims Act (FCA). He has unique experience in representing clients on all three sides of the FCA, as defense counsel, relator’s counsel, and government counsel. Outside of FCA matters, Habib has advised and represented numerous foreign and domestic business entities and individuals in various criminal, civil and administrative government investigations, including those involving violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, securities and accounting fraud, tax fraud, civil and criminal conflicts of interest violations, lobbying violations, and sanctions and export-control violations. Prior to his government service, Habib spent nearly 15 years in private practice at white collar defense litigation boutiques in Washington, DC and Houston.