Fabyanske attorneys Mark Becker and Alex Athmann Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit


     The law firm Fabyanske, Westra, Hart, & Thomson, P.A. reached a settlement in a whistleblower lawsuit commenced under the Minnesota False Claims Act against defendants who are alleged to have overbilled various governmental entities.  The Defendants deny the allegations. The settlement provides for payments in excess of $675,000. The whistleblower’s share of the additional payments is approximately 29.6%, and the rest will go to the public entities. The settlement also provides for payment of the whistleblower’s attorneys’ fees and costs. The lead attorneys for the whistleblower were Mark Becker and Alex Athmann of Fabyanske, Westra, Hart, and Thomson, PA.



Fabyanske Named U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” 2022

Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A. has been honored as a 2022 U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” with a First Tier ranking in Minnesota in the practice areas of Banking and Finance, Construction, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Real Estate and Real Estate Law.

Firms included in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Fabyanske Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Congratulations to the Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A. attorneys who have been named The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2022 Edition). They are Alexander Athmann, Colin Bruns, Lucas Clayton, and Kenzie Longren.




Becker_Mark_308 Alexander Athmann – Commercial Litigation and Construction Law
Becker_Mark_308 Colin Bruns – Commercial Litigation and Construction Law
Carpenter_Charlie_420 Lucas Clayton – Commercial Litigation and Construction Law
Collins_Matt_1051.jpg Kenzie Longren – Banking and Finance Law

Best Lawyers in America© Recognizes Ten Fabyanske Attorneys; Mark Becker, Charles Carpenter, Matt Collins, Rory Duggan, Gary Eidson, Marv Fabyanske, Kyle Hart, Jesse Orman, Dean Thomson and Mark Westra

Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A. is pleased to announce the recognition of ten attorneys by U.S. News Best Lawyers©, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. 

Becker_Mark_308 Mark Becker – Construction Law
Carpenter_Charlie_420 Charles Carpenter – Real Estate Law
Collins_Matt_1051.jpg Matt Collins – Construction Law
Duggan_Rory_510 Rory Duggan – Banking and Finance Law
Eidson_Gary_037 Gary Eidson – Real Estate Law
Fabyanske_Marv_032 Marv Fabyanske – Litigation-Construction
Hart_Kyle_496 Kyle Hart – Litigation-Construction
Jesse Orman – Construction Law
Thomson_Dean_494 Dean Thomson – Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Real Estate and Construction Law
Westra_Mark_467 Mark Westra – Banking and Finance Law and Real Estate Law