Yetter Coleman assisted Schindler Elevator Corp. in its victory in the United States Supreme Court which ruled that False Claims Act claims brought through whistleblower suits cannot be based on Freedom of Information Act requests. The decision was considered important to companies doing business with the federal government.
Marc Tabolsky led the firm’s efforts. The case is Schindler Elevator Corp., Petitioner v. United States, ex rel. Daniel Kirk, case number 09-1678, in the U.S. Supreme Court.