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Matt Knowles focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and government investigations. He represents clients in a broad range of civil and criminal proceedings at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. Read Matt Knowles' full bio.

On April 11, 2018, the Eleventh Circuit split from several other circuits on the question whether False Claims Act (FCA) relators can rely on the three-year statute of limitations extension in 31 U.S.C. § 3731(b)(2) in cases where the United States declines to intervene.

Under § 3731(b), an FCA case must be filed within the