Legal News

Jun 2020
18th Jun 2020

Port Hueneme Housing Authority $1.5 Million Settlement

Recently, Mr. Galici represented Joseph Gately after his demotion from the position of Director of the Port Hueneme Housing Authority and subsequent termination that was in retaliation for his whistleblowing to HUD on the basis of which HUD determined that the City of Port Hueneme had misappropriated $2.38 Million of HUD funds for city overhead. He brought suit for retaliation by the city against Gately because of his lawful acts to investigate major fraud against the United States under federal law. In December, 2017, on the eve of trial, the case was settled for $1.5 Million.