Arthur P. Fritzinger

Member

Recent Publication:

Whistleblower Watch Summer 2023

A quarterly update on FCA Enforcement and Qui Tam Litigation

Arthur has dedicated his legal career to advising and defending companies and people facing government investigations. Arthur has particular expertise in healthcare fraud, pharmaceutical crimes, false claims act violations, anti-kickback regulations, and fraud in government contracting. He uses that expertise to guide his clients through internal investigations, responses to government inquiries, and civil and criminal enforcement actions. Arthur is a lifelong Philadelphian with deep local knowledge who has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Arthur's experience also includes defending clients against allegations of mail fraud, public corruption, international economic sanctions, insider trading and other securities fraud, tax fraud, and other business frauds.  Arthur has successfully guided his clients through federal and state investigations, internal investigations, traditional criminal proceedings and related civil or administrative enforcement actions. He has also litigated dozens of commercial cases, including shareholder actions, contractual disputes, ownership disputes, fraud claims, consumer protection claims, trade secret actions, and privacy data breaches. Arthur's clients have included organizations such as Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and universities, as well as small business owners, doctors, and executives and directors of publicly traded and private companies and non-profits in the healthcare, defense contracting, and financial services industries.

Arthur graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law, magna cum laude, and the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, where he was an offensive lineman on the football team. Arthur joined the firm after clerkships with the Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg, U.S. District Court Judge and the Honorable David R. Strawbridge, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  

Arthur is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Experience

News

Cozen O'Connor and Pennsylvania Innocence Project Team Up to Clear Innocent Man Imprisoned for Murder

May 21, 2018

Congratulations to Vince McGuinness, Hayes Hunt, Dylan Alper, Calli Padilla, and Art Fritzinger, all of the Philadelphia office, for their successful advocacy for Dontia Patterson who served over a decade in prison for a crime he did not commit.

Cozen O’Connor Promotes 17 Attorneys to Membership

April 03, 2017

The management committee is pleased to welcome a particularly qualified group to membership, composed of outstanding attorneys who have demonstrated remarkable professionalism, leadership, dedication, and loyalty to the firm and the legal community at large.

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's 2014 Pro Bono Roll of Honor

November 04, 2014

Sixteen Cozen O'Connor attorneys have been named to the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's 2014 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. Each year, the pro bono committee of the First Judicial Court recognizes attorneys who have provided pro bono services to litigants in the Philadephia Courts. In order to be named to the Roll of Honor, an attorney must practice in Philadelphia County, must have provided services to a client in a case before the FJD, must not be employed by an organization whose primary purpose is the provision of free legal services to the underprivileged, and must have provided legal services with no expectation of receiving a fee.

Publications

Whistleblower Watch Summer 2023

August 07, 2023

A quarterly update on FCA Enforcement and Qui Tam Litigation

Supreme Court Confirms: Subjective Beliefs of Falsity are Fair Game in FCA Lawsuits [Alert]

August 04, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court held in two consolidated landmark cases that a defendant’s subjective beliefs must be considered in determining whether they knowingly violated the False Claims Act. The ruling will have far-reaching and immediate ramifications in FCA litigation.

Big Data, Big Recovery: The Emergence of Data Analytics in Health Care FCA Enforcement [Alert]

August 04, 2023

Data analytics has notably amplified the investigation of health care claims, but these new approaches have raised concerns within the legal system.

It’s (Not) About Time - Government May Move to Dismiss FCA Suit at Any Point During its Pendency [Alert]

June 20, 2023

The Supreme Court confirmed that the Government may intervene and move to dismiss a False Claims Act lawsuit at any time during the life of the case.

Supreme Court Appears Unlikely to Adopt “Objectively Reasonable” Test for False Claims Act Liability [Alert]

April 20, 2023

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in two consolidated, landmark False Claims Act cases, and oral argument suggests how the Court will rule.

Whistleblower Watch Winter 2023

March 01, 2023

A quarterly update on FCA Enforcement and Qui Tam Litigation

The FCA as a Sword to Combat Pandemic-Related Fraud: No End in Sight [Alert]

February 28, 2023

In 2022, federal prosecutors used the False Claims Act to recover nearly $7 million from fraud related to pandemic-relief. We expect that to increase in 2023.

Landmark Supreme Court Case Could Reshape the FCA Scienter Requirement [Alert]

January 23, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon clarify the knowledge requirement for False Claims Act (FCA) cases, agreeing to hear two such cases.

Summary and Analysis of Key Provisions of the CARES Act

March 28, 2020

Members of Cozen O'Connor's Coronavirus Task Force provide analysis of the CARES Act and how it will impact small businesses, distressed industries, employers and employees, taxes, and the health care, real estates, and energy industries.

Education

  • Temple University—James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2007
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Hon. Mitchell S. Goldberg, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Hon. David R. Strawbridge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania