Gentsch Authors Article About the False Claims Act Use as Defense for a Surety
Attorney Drew Gentsch authored "Evaluating the Potential For Defensive Payment Bond Discharge As A Defense To A False Claims Act Complaint" for the Summer 2021 edition of Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Newsletter (of ABA-TIPS). The article starts on page 1. Law clerk Clark J. Butler provided research and drafting assistance.
The article reviews various cases about the potential for violation of the False Claims Act as a defense for a surety in matters involving subcontractor or material supplier payment claims.
Gentsch is a frequent author for construction industry publications and speaker at regional and national seminars on surety and fidelity, construction, and complex commercial litigation topics.