Douglas W. Baruch,
a litigation partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington, DC office, leads the Firm's False Claims Act and FIRREA Practice.
Mr. Baruch represents corporations and individuals in a variety of complex civil and criminal litigation matters, ranging from investigations and subpoena compliance to federal court litigation, with an emphasis on cases arising under the False Claims Act and FIRREA. He regularly handles matters arising in the healthcare, financial institutions, and defense and aerospace sectors.
Mr. Baruch is a co-author of FraudMail Alert®
, which reports on significant developments in the False Claims Act and FIRREA arena. He also writes and lectures extensively on various aspects of the False Claims Act and FIRREA and is a co-author of a book chapter in the Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes treatise entitled, “Settlement Considerations Under the Federal Civil False Claims Act” (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business).
Mr. Baruch is co-chair of Fried Frank's Pro Bono Committee.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Baruch is recognized as a Future Litigation Star in Benchmark Litigation 2018 and has been selected as one of “Washington’s Top Lawyers” by Washingtonian magazine. Mr. Baruch has been recognized by Legal 500 in International Arbitration.
Member, Law360 Aerospace and Defense Editorial Advisory Board (2017-2018)
Member, Board of Directors, Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs
Member, Board of Directors, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions
District of Columbia; Maryland; New York; United States Supreme Court; United States Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Federal Circuits; United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth and Ninth Circuits; United States District Court for the District of Columbia; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the District of Maryland