Stephen A. Sheller is the founding partner of Sheller, P.C., one of the leading whistleblower, plaintiff's product liability, personal injury, class action and whistleblower/qui tam law firms in the United States.
His long and storied career can be summed up in a few words: a principled, fervent champion for those harmed by the negligence or intentional acts of corporations or others, in need of a strong legal voice.
Mr. Sheller has been at the forefront of celebrated national lawsuits, representing pharmaceutical whistleblowers and recovering over $6.25 billion for the U.S. government: most recently a $7.3 million whistleblower settlement with Astellas Pharma in April 2014, and other, historic whistleblower settlements including $2.2 billion against Johnson & Johnson in 2013, $520 million against AstraZeneca in April 2010, $2.3 billion against Pfizer Inc. in September 2009 and $1.4 billion against Eli Lilly & Company in January 2009. Serving as a lead attorney in these recent pharmaceutical whistleblower cases, these are among the top fifteen civil and criminal settlements in U.S. history. Mr. Sheller continues to work with whistleblowers and is recognized as one the country's premier experts on qui tam whistleblower and False Claims Act cases.