Shauna B. Itri, represents whistleblowers in False Claims Act law suits in state and federal courts throughout the United States, and tax and securities whistleblowers with claims under the IRS and SEC whistleblower programs.
Ms. Itri has worked on a series of False Claims Act cases against large drug companies for fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid drug pricing. This litigation has returned well over $1 billion to state and federal governments pursuant to the Federal and State False Claims Acts, including a $150 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline PLC, a $190 million settlement with Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and a $280 million settlement in United States of America ex rel Ven-A-Care of the Florida Keys, Inc. v. Boehringer Ingelheim Corp., et al. (Civil Action No. 07-10248, D. Mass.).
Ms. Itri received a B.A. and an M.A. from Stanford University, where she captioned the University’s Women’s soccer team and received her J.D. from Villanova University.
Ms. Itri is presently an adjunct professor at Villanova University and Widener Law School, teaching a white collar crime and corporate deviance course. Ms. Itri was named a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star" in 2010 and 2011 by Philadelphia Magazine after an extensive nomination and polling process among Pennsylvania lawyers.
She was placed on Philadelphia's First Judicial District's 2010 and 2011 Roll of Honor for Pro Bono Service for her service in the community. Shauna is a Board Member and the Director of Development for the Junior League of Philadelphia, a non-profit organization consisting of 800 women committed to volunteerism.