June 28, 2022

Joel Androphy to present in a whistleblowing seminar at the National Italian American Bar Association

Joel Androphy will be virtually meeting with members of the National Italian American Bar Association in Rome, Italy on July 2022. He will also be meeting in-person in Naples, Italy, this September. The topic will be the current state of whistleblower laws, specifically the False Claims Act and fighting corruption.


  • Francis M. Donnarumma, President of NIABA
  • Giuseppe Busia, President of A.N.A.C. Autorità Nazionale Anticorruzione, National Anti-Corruption Authority
  • Francesco Greco, Vice President of CNF Consiglio Nazionale Forense, National Bar Council
  • Presidents and/or Spokespersons of Bars who have signed the memorandum of collaboration
    of Oct 22, 2021: Bars of Ancona (Mario Fusario), Bologna (Antonio Fraticelli), Brescia, Milano
    (Francesca Zanasi), Novara (Alessandro Cossa), Palermo (Michele Calantropo), Parma (Michele
    Megha), Ravenna (Fabrizio Righini), Torino (Barbara Porta), Velletri (Lia Simonetti), Verona (Davide Adami),
  • Michele Calantropo, President of Unione CRINT Italian
  • Francesca Zanasi, Attorney-at-law in Milan, Deputy Chairwoman of International Commission,
    Milan Bar Association
  • Marco De Fazi, Giampaolo Girardi, Attorneys-at-Law in Rome, Board Members of NIABA

Whistleblowing, the state of art in the US, in Italy and in the EU:

  • Joel M. Androphy, Attorney-at-law in Texas, Colorado, New York and Washington D.C., Partner
    at Berg & Androphy
  • Lorenzo Maria Del Vecchio, Legal Ethics & Compliance Director EMEA Christian Dior Couture, Chairman MyGovernance
  • Pedro Pablo Barragán, Of Counsel at ISA-LEX Avocats

Subjects also include:

  • Immigration Law – Italy US
  • Injury Law – Incidents Involving Foreigners
  • Commercial Law
  • Tax Law and Procedures for Foreigners
  • Roman Law and Justinian Code (in Italian)

Read more about the event here

Joel is a name partner in Berg & Androphy, a firm involved in high stakes in Texas and throughout the United States, including whistleblower and Qui Tam proceedings at every level. His litigation involves white collar criminal defense, personal injury and Holocaust Art Restitution.

He has been Program Director of the American Bar Association’s National False Claims and Qui Tam Trial Institute from 2013 through the present. He has been counsel to claimants who have realized millions of dollars of recoveries against government entities, medical providers, drug manufacturers and more.

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