Gerald C. Robinson has over 30 years of experience litigating a wide variety of commercial matters. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated leadership, tenacity, and diligence in the successful investigation and litigation of fraud and anticompetitive conduct. Known for his intellectual curiosity and out-of-the-box thinking, since 2005 he has specialized in representing whistleblowers in qui tam cases under the False Claims Act (FCA). Gerald has worked on FCA cases that collectively recovered over $700 million for the Government. He has argued FCA cases before the 4th, 8th, and 9th Circuit Courts of Appeals.
As a member of the Nichols Kaster’s whistleblower/qui tam practice group, Gerald C. Robinson contributes a keen ability to hone in on details, develop and compile critical information, and create a clear legal path forward. Whether working closely with government attorneys during the Government’s sealed investigation or representing courageous whistleblowers in court proceedings, Gerald is skilled at navigating the multi-dimensional chess game that is unique to FCA cases. He finds the work intellectually engaging and with great purpose—protecting taxpayers while holding companies accountable for their actions.
Gerald C. Robinson earned his J.D. in 1990 from the University of Minnesota, where he previously earned a B.A., cum laude, in International Relations, with minors in Economics and Philosophy, while garnering numerous academic and leadership honors. Prior to college, Gerald exhibited his passion for excellence by earning the Certificat d'Aptitude Practique in Classical French Cuisine and cooking for Michelin-starred chefs in Paris, France. Gerald later put those cooking skills to good use supporting his college and legal education.
Titles, Awards, & Memberships
- Taxpayers Against Fraud (TAF)
- Federal Bar Association
- Minnesota Bar Association
- District of Columbia Bar