Daniel M. Twetten

2060 Broadway
Suite 460
Boulder, CO 80302

Tel: 720-502-2103

Dan Twetten is a partner at Loevy & Loevy. He represents whistleblowers in False Claims Act matters, SEC fraud, IRS fraud, and other matters. Dan also represents clients in complex business and commercial litigation. Finally, he represents clients whose civil rights have been violated.

Dan has tried cases to verdict in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Dan has represented whistleblowers in matters involving complex Medicare/Medicaid fraud, tax fraud, home health care, MBE/WBE fraud, research grants, government contractor fraud, and defense contractor fraud. In addition to working with governmental entities to secure their intervention in such matters, Dan is one of the few lawyers in the country who has successfully pursued and litigated multiple matters to resolution following the government’s decision to not intervene.

Dan has represented Fortune 500 businesses, leading research universities, non-profit entities, and individuals in business, contract, and tort disputes.

Finally, Dan litigates and tries civil rights cases.

Prior to joining Loevy & Loevy in 2009, Dan was an attorney with Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago. 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.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Colorado

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

Northwestern University
• B.S. (With Departmental Honors) – 1998

Clerkships & Past Employment

• Attorney, Sidley & Austin, Chicago, Illinois

• Law Clerk, Hon. Richard C. Tallman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States ex rel. Elangovan v. Medical College of Wisconsin, et al. (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin). Lead counsel for relator in matter alleging Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Case settled upon government intervention.

United States ex rel. Blaum v. Triad Isotopes, Inc. et al. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois). Lead counsel for relator in matter alleging bid rigging and M/WBE fraud in provision of pharmaceuticals to governmental entities. After the government declined to intervene, pursued matter through litigation (including defeating motions to dismiss) and eventually resolved by settlement.

United States ex rel. Ritacca v. Atlas Healthcare, et al. (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin). Lead counsel for relator in matter alleging Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Case settled upon government intervention.

Johnson v. City of Chicago, et al. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois). Trial counsel for Juan Johnson in civil rights lawsuit alleging that police misconduct caused Mr. Johnosn’s wrongful conviction. Jury awarded Mr. Johnson $21 million.

Ishiguro Water Development LLC v. Anadarko Petroleum, et al. (Colorado). Lead counsel for Fortune 500 business in breach of contract matter. Obtained complete dismissal.

Entec International, N.A. v. MillerCoors, LLC (Colorado). Lead counsel for supply chain management company in matter alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment. Following dismissal of client’s claims when client was represented by other counsel, successfully reinstated lawsuit and defeated all pre-trial motions. Matter resolved by
settlement.

Confidential Tort Matter. Lead counsel for plaintiff alleging negligence and other torts related to sexual of assault of plaintiff while he was a student at boarding school. Matter resolved by settlement.

Confidential IRS Whistleblower Matters. Lead counsel to whistleblowers in administrative proceedings before the IRS asserting that multinational entities engaged in federal tax fraud.

McDonough v. City of Chicago, et al. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois). Trial counsel for Patrick McDonough in First Amendment lawsuit alleging that defendants retaliated against Mr. McDonough after he blew the whistle on fraud and waste. Confidential settlement reached following hung jury.

McGettigan v. Di Mare, et al. (U.S. District Court for District of Colorado). Counsel for professor alleging First Amendment violation. Matter resolved by settlement.

Confidential Business Dispute. Lead counsel for co-founder and CEO of multi-entity business in dispute with fellow co-founder. Matter resolved by settlement following confidential alternative dispute resolution process.

• United States, ex rel. Andrews v. Accordis, Inc. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois). Lead counsel for relator in False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that medical billing company submitted false and fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid claims for municipal client. After the government declined to intervene, persisted with litigation and reached a confidential settlement.

• United States, ex rel. Kennedy v. Aventis Pharmaceuticals (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois). Counsel for relator in False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that pharmaceutical company engaged in illegal off-label marketing of drug. After the government declined to intervene, persisted with litigation and reached a confidential settlement.

Confidential Whistleblower Matter. Represented a relator in a False Claims Act matter against a major defense contractor that was resolved for total payments in excess of $20 million.