For nearly two decades, Taxpayers Against Fraud has allowed qualifying attorneys to apply for membership, providing them with various resources and opportunities. Below, you can see our current memberships and the benefits they offer.
The TAF False Claims Act membership is currently held by more than 400 experienced whistleblower attorneys who focus on the representation of whistleblowers in False Claims Act matters.
To qualify for membership, attorneys must certify they and their firms do not defend clients against False Claims Act allegations and do not represent clients in claims against qui tam relators. A member of our staff will reach out once your membership application has been submitted.
TAF False Claims Act membership benefits include:
Access to our TAFnet listserv, where our 400+ attorney-members share timely information about navigating the evolving FCA legal landscape.
A listing in our public membership directory.
Access to TAF resources including staff attorneys, Bi-Weekly FCA Case Summaries, the Legal Zone (a members-only document database), and issues of the False Claims Act & Qui Tam Quarterly Review.
Opportunities to join TAF Committees and Working Groups.
Invitations to roundtables with government attorneys.
Discounts and early registration to various educational events, including the TAF annual conference.
The TAF Financial Frauds membership is now open for qualifying attorneys. This membership is specifically geared toward attorneys who represent whistleblowers under the various financial fraud whistleblower programs, including the SEC, CFTC, IRS, and Anti-Money Laundering Whistleblower Programs.
To qualify, attorneys must certify they and their firms do not represent clients in claims against whistleblowers based on actions taken in connection with whistleblowing activity and do not take positions adverse to whistleblowers in lobbying or advocacy efforts. A member of our staff will reach out once your membership application is submitted.
TAF Financial Frauds membership benefits include:
One free ticket to our Annual Financial Fraud Conference.
Access to a dedicated Financial Frauds listserv, where members share timely information about navigating the evolving financial fraud landscape.
Access to monthly webcasts and regular office hours.
A listing on our public membership directory.
Invitations to roundtables with regulatory agencies.
Discounts and early registration to educational events focused on Financial Frauds.
As a member, paralegals will have exclusive access to a wide range of benefits, including:
Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow paralegals, legal secretaries, and industry leaders through conferences, seminars, and social events. Expand their professional network and forge meaningful connections within the qui tam paralegal community.
Professional Development: Enhance their knowledge and skills through educational programs designed specifically for paralegals. They will stay up-to-date in the latest trends including E-Discovery, Legal Research and Writing, Paperless Office 101, Tips, Tricks and Handy “Know-Hows”.
Career Support: Exclusive access to the paralegal listserv, career guidance and advancement to reinforce professional growth.
Conferences: Discounts to the annual conference, webinars, and workshops.
Advocacy and Recognition: Work with TAF in advocating for the recognition and advancement of the paralegal profession. Participate in TAF’s efforts to support and advance the importance of paralegal services and impact positive change within the legal industry.
Please Note: As indicated above, prospective
members must certify that they and their law firms
(1) do not defend clients against allegations of federal or state civil False Claim Act violations, and do not intend to do so in future; and
(2) do not represent clients – as plaintiffs or defendants – in claims against whistleblowers based on actions taken in connection with whistleblowing activity, including claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty or theft of company documents, and do not intend to do so in future. If your practice has included these kinds of representation in the past and you wish to become a member of the TAF Education Fund, please contact our office directly at 202-296-4826.