Dan Twetten is a partner at Loevy & Loevy.
He represents a range of clients in complex litigation and fraud matters. Dan represents whistleblowers in Colorado, Chicago, and throughout the nation in matters under the False Claims Act, Dodd-Frank whistleblower program, IRS tax whistleblower program, and other anti-fraud measures. His matters have involved Medicare/Medicaid fraud, tax fraud, MBE/WBE fraud, defense contractor fraud, grant fraud, and bid rigging.
Dan also represents businesses, individuals, and non-profit entities in complex commercial litigation, ranging from breach of contract to fraud to partnership disputes.
Finally, Dan litigates and tries civil rights cases.
Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Dan was an associate with Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, one of the largest law firms in the world. Dan graduated cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law in 2001 and served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Richard C. Tallman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2006
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2007
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2003
• U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2001
• U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, 2004
• U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 2005
• U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, 2011
• U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2012
• Illinois, 2001
• Colorado, 2011
Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
• J.D. (Cum laude) – 2001
• Law Journal: The Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Editor-in-Chief, 2000 – 2001
• B.S. – 1998
Clerkships & Past Employment
• Attorney, Sidley & Austin, Chicago, Illinois
• Law Clerk, Hon. Richard C. Tallman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- US ex rel Kennedy v. Aventis (Northern District of Illinois). Represented whistleblowers alleging off-label marketing fraud. After litigating the matter following the government’s declination of intervention, the parties reached a confidential settlement.
- Sealed matter. Represented whistleblower alleging MBE/WBE fraud in series of substantial government contracts. Government intervention resulted in confidential settlement.
- Johnson v. Guevara, et al. (Northern District of Illinois). Represented Juan Johnson in civil trial against the City of Chicago and Detective Reynaldo Guevara related to Mr. Johnson’s wrongful conviction and 12 years in prison. After two-week trial, jury returned a verdict in favor of Mr. Johnson for $21 million.
- Confidential SEC whistleblower matters. Currently representing multiple whistleblowers under the SEC’s Dodd-Frank whistleblower program alleging securities and other frauds.
- US ex rel Elangovan v. Medical College of Wisconsin (Eastern District of Wisconsin). Represented former medical resident as a relator in matter alleging that defendants engaged in Medicare fraud where attending physicians billed for simultaneous and overlapping surgeries. Department of Justice intervened on certain claims and settled them; relator settled his non-intervened and retaliation claims.
- Home Health Care Fraud. Represented relator in federal and state False Claims Act matter alleging that defendants defrauded the Medicare and Medicaid programs by falsely and fraudulently billing for home health care. Following government intervention, matters settled for $4.35 million.
- Partnership dispute (Colorado). Represented Boulder-based real estate development company in a partnership dispute. Following alternative dispute resolution process, matter resolved by confidential settlement.
- Breach of contract (Colorado). Defended Fortune 500 company against breach of contract claims. Obtained complete dismissal.
- Breach of fiduciary duty (Colorado). Defended international business-to- business service provider against claims for breach of fiduciary duty. Obtained voluntary dismissal by plaintiff.