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Roger A. Lewis


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  • Representing successful relator-appellant in high-profile 7th Circuit case under the False Claims Act, relating to overcharges by a telecom carrier under a federal subsidy program benefiting local schools and libraries, U.S. ex rel. Heath v. Wisconsin Bell, No. 22-1515 (Aug. 2, 2023) (reversing summary judgment and remanding for trial). 
  • Representing relators in FCA case against Kaiser Permanente asserting Medicare Advantage and Affordable Care Act fraud; the United States has partially intervened in this ongoing, consolidated matter. 
  • Representing FCA relator asserting claims against regional hospital and physician group for Stark Law violations; litigated case to successful resolution after the government declined intervention. 
  • Defending a national bank against UCC and tort claims arising from a $50 million-plus fraud perpetrated on the bank’s municipal account holder by its fiduciary. 
  • Prosecuting and successfully resolving complex intercreditor claims on behalf of a national bank against co-lenders in a multi-tranche, commercial real estate loan facility.  
  • Representing the owner of nuclear power plants in property tax hearings before the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board and before county boards of review. 
  • Securing emergency injunctions against deposed board member after lender client exercised its stock pledge and proxy rights in defaulted borrowers, ultimately resulting in payment in full to the client.  
  • Achieving judgment in various contested intercreditor disputes involving substantial borrower assets. 
  • Protecting successful trial court ruling in bank vs. bank litigation involving check fraud through argument and decision from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. 



  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1995

    cum laude

  • Stanford University, B.A., 1992

    – with honors


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Special Admission
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Special Admission