55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792

Illinois Judge Upholds Whistleblower Suit

KBR Must Face Ex-Workers' Defense Equipment Fraud Suit

July 10, 2020

An Illinois federal judge ruled that the whistleblower case against KBR Inc. could proceed, saying that the former employees who brought claims were the original sources of information that fueled the lawsuit.  The suit claims that KBR Inc. purchased & stockpiled unnecessary equipment using a $30 billion defense contract.  

Whistleblowers Geoffrey Howard and Zella Hemphill are represented by David J. Chizewer, Frederic R. Klein, William C. Meyers, and W. Kyle Walther of Goldberg Kohn as well as attorneys at Constantine Cannon LLP and Phillips & Cohen LLP.

To read more about the ruling, please click here.

Attorneys at law



False claims act basics


Our successes

Our website uses cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to our Cookie Policy.