Adam Feinberg is the Vice Chair of the firm and a member of its Executive Committee. His practice focuses on complex federal litigation, often against the U.S. government, and on government investigations. He has litigated numerous False Claims Act and other civil fraud, federal taxation, administrative law, and government contracts cases in federal courts throughout the country. He also represents clients in connection with government investigations, including those related to procurement fraud, health care fraud, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier in 1997, Mr. Feinberg was in private practice in Tysons Corner, Virginia, where he litigated a wide range of commercial and business matters.
- Ensco Offshore Company and ATP Oil & Gas Corp. v. Kenneth Lee Salazar, et al., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49875 (E.D. La. May 10, 2011); 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16321 (E.D. La. Feb. 17, 2011); 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111226 (E.D. La. Oct. 19, 2010). Counsel to plaintiffs in an Administrative Procedure Act challenge to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s deepwater drilling moratorium and subsequent delays in issuing offshore drilling permits. The moratorium was withdrawn by the government on the day post-hearing briefs were due; summary judgment was granted in plaintiffs’ favor on the delay claims and the government was preliminarily and permanently enjoined to act on the subject drilling permits within 30 days.
- United States ex rel. Greabe v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, No. 04-11355 (D. Mass). Represented the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in a False Claims Act suit alleging fraud in connection with a Federal Employees Health Benefits Act contract with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Summary judgment granted in the Association’s favor in 2010.
- Louisiana Health Services & Indemnity Co. v. United States, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56699, No. 05-0914 (M.D. La. 2009). Represented an insurance company in a tax refund suit regarding deductions for the loss of customer-based intangible assets held when the insurance company first became a taxable entity. Summary judgment granted in the insurance company’s favor on most liability issues; refund amount settled in 2010.
- Hospital Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania v. United States, 78 Fed. Cl. 434 (2007), appeal dismissed, No. 2009-5020 (Fed. Cir. 2008). Represented an insurance company in a tax refund suit regarding deductions for the loss of customer-based intangible assets held when the insurance company first became a taxable entity. Summary judgment granted in the insurance company’s favor.
- American Airlines, Inc. v. United States, 551 F.3d 1294 (Fed. Cir. 2008). Represented American Airlines in refund suit regarding liability for unpaid passenger user fees. Judgment in American Airlines’ favor affirmed.
Professional and Community Involvement
- District of Columbia
- United States Supreme Court
- United States District Court for the District of Columbia
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- United States District Court for the Western District of New York
- United States Court of Federal Claims
- United States Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, District of Columbia, and Federal Circuits
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, with honors, 1994
- B.A., Georgetown University, with honors, 1991