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  • Education
    • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1999
    • BA, Rutgers University, 1996
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Noam Fischman serves as a trusted guide leading clients through commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts, as well as government investigations and matters involving regulatory agencies. Noam has extensive experience advising clients about risk management and risk mitigation efforts in highly regulated industries, including health care, the EB-5 foreign investor program, telecommunications, non-profit organizations, and higher education.

Within these fields, Noam regularly represents clients in complex litigation and dispute resolution across a wide range of matters. Noam advises clients on issues related to the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and related state laws. He drafts compliance programs and trains clients to comply with those programs and related laws. Noam also has extensive experience managing litigation involving business torts, RICO, breach of contract, trade secrets, competition-related issues, various employment matters, and the EB-5 foreign investor program.

Noam leverages his industry-specific knowledge and experience to provide clients with practical advice aimed at avoiding disputes before they arise. If disputes are unavoidable, Noam has managed numerous cases successfully while minimizing the impact of those matters on the client’s business.

As an undergraduate, Noam was a member of the Rutgers College General Honors Program and served as an undergraduate associate with the Eagleton Institute of Politics. While in law school at George Washington University, he served as a notes editor on the Environmental Lawyer and was a Dean’s Fellow. Noam also was distinguished as Best Orator in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
  • Currently defending a multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded landscape company in a class-action challenging the prevailing wage paid to certain workers in 2014. 
  • Currently defending a large educational institution against False Claims Act allegations related to the use of government grants.
  • Currently litigating, for an EB-5 regional center, various partnership, licensing, and compliance issues related to the licensed use of the client’s regional center by two contractual counterparties.
  • Successfully defended a large manufacturing company against shareholder derivative claims aserting fraud and breach of fiduciary duty. 
  • Advised an EB-5 foreign investor about his rights and expectations as an investor in the EB-5 program. 
  • Investigated concerns by a medical device supplier related to potential anti-kickback and related issues.
  • Advised multiple entities in the health care, nonprofit, technology industries about FCPA compliance.  
  • Successfully managed False Claims Act litigation on behalf of branded pharmaceutical companies related to the pricing of medications under various federally-administered and state-administered programs.
  • Secured dismissal of allegations of fraud under the False Claims Act brought by a qui tam relator against another medical device company.
  • Investigated allegations of fraud, self-dealing, and employment-related misconduct for a large trade association.
  • Won a motion to dismiss civil RICO and corralling tort claims on behalf of a multi-national corporation in the Life Sciences industry.
  • Successfully completed dozens of corruption-related due diligence reviews of foreign affiliates and/or joint venture partners. Drafted and conducted training for senior executives related to these programs.
  • Successfully defended a client against a state-funded research university's attempts to strip the client of her tenure rights based on data breach. Resulted in favorable settlement for the client.
eAlerts Alerts
June 2017
eAlerts Alerts
July 7, 2016
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Polsinelli FCA Blog
July 1, 2016
webinar Webinars
May 10, 2016
eAlerts Alerts
November 24, 2015
webinar Webinars
October 27, 2015
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International White Collar Enforcement: Top Attorneys on Preventative Measures, Regulatory Compliance and Litigation (Inside the Minds)
Thomson Reuters
Noam Fischman is one of the top lawyers who share their points of view on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and foreign antibribery laws, parallel proceedings, and increased enforcement in different countries.
February 2014
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Co-presenters: Noam Fischman and Lauren DeSantis-Then
December 2013
webinar Webinars
November 5, 2013
eAlerts Alerts
Last week, a subsidiary of American fashion designer Ralph Lauren Corporation made global news for violations of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 ("FCPA"). In short, FCPA prohibits covered entities – i.e., those that reside in the United States or entities that are considered "issuers" under the securities laws of the United States – from paying anything of value to a foreign government official to obtain or retain a business advantage or for the purpose of directing business to any person.
May 6, 2013