Zachary Kitts is a founding partner at K&G Law Group, PLLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of qui tam litigation, business torts, employment law, and other complex civil litigation matters.
In his False Claims Act practice, Zach represents relators — or “whistleblowers” as they are sometimes called — in qui tam litigation under the federal False Claims Act as well as under state false claims statutes. Zach has prosecuted a wide variety of false claims act cases in state and federal courts across the country; in total his cases have returned more than
$80 million $104 million to the public fisc.
He is widely recognized as a leading expert on the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act, and was the principal architect behind the comprehensive 2011 amendments to the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act, (Va. Code §8.01-216.1). Until January of 2016, Zach held the record for the largest non-healthcare recovery under the Virginia false claims act. As a result of his expertise Mr. Kitts has been invited to testify before state legislatures across the country in favor of state FCA legislation.
Zach is an frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education seminars on topics related to federal civil litigation, legal ethics, professionalism and other topics. In 2017 he was appointed to the faculty of the Virginia State Bar’s Mandatory Professionalism course. He has been included in both the Washington, D.C. and Virginia editions of Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2011, and he has been included in Best Lawyers in America every year since 2015.
He received his B.A. from George Mason University in 1998 and his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law in 2001, and is admitted to practice before all of the state and federal courts in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. In addition, he has appeared pro hac vice in numerous state and federal courts across the country.