Overview

We stand ready to defend clients’ interests in all government enforcement proceedings and investigations. Our experience encompasses criminal and civil enforcement actions against individuals and companies (and their officers) in a broad range of industries.

Experience
Representative Experience
  • Representing a senior executive in a joint DOJ/SEC investigation of alleged FCPA violations in China by a publicly held manufacturing company.
  • Defending in-house counsel and senior executives in a joint DOJ/SEC investigation of alleged FCPA violations in the Middle East by a publicly held manufacturing company.
  • Representing a manager in a joint DOJ/SEC investigation of alleged FCPA violations in Nigeria by a foreign freight forwarder.
  • Representing a privately held business accused of alleged FCPA violations in Eastern Europe.
  • Defending individuals in joint DOJ/SEC insider trading investigations and prosecutions.
  • Representing an international aviation manufacturer in an SEC investigation of its accounting practices.
  • Representing an auto parts manufacturer’s audit committee in conducting an internal investigation of accounting practices and in negotiating a no-penalty SEC resolution.
  • Defending a hedge fund accused by the SEC of market manipulation in the trading of shares of issuers involved in merger negotiations.
  • Representing mutual fund board members in SEC investigations of mutual fund board oversight over investment advisers.
  • Representing numerous companies and corporate officers in SEC fraud investigations.
  • Representing a Japanese executive in a DOJ criminal auto parts industry antitrust price-fixing investigation.
  • Representing pharmaceutical executives in a DOJ criminal antitrust price-fixing investigation.
  • Representing a privately held manufacturing company in a DOJ criminal antitrust cartel investigation.
  • Representing a national marketing executive in a DOJ criminal packaged ice industry antitrust price-fixing prosecution.
  • Defending a fur business owner in a DOJ criminal worldwide fur pelt industry antitrust price-fixing investigation.
  • Representing numerous chemical companies and corporate officers in federal criminal and civil environmental enforcement investigations.
  • Representing privately held businesses and crew members of ocean-going tankers in separate federal criminal investigations and prosecutions of illegal discharges of oily wastes.
  • Defending a publicly held international oil drilling equipment company in a DOJ criminal export controls investigation.
  • Defending a publicly held company and a privately held company in separate criminal government contracts fraud investigations involving U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects.
  • Representing a major foreign bank in multiple federal CAFRA forfeiture actions.
  • Defending a Russian businessman in a multi-million dollar federal money laundering forfeiture action; all seized funds were returned.
  • Representing an industry consulting firm in a congressional investigation of alleged “science for sale” in industry-funded studies on health effects.
  • Representing a pharmaceutical company in a congressional committee investigation of NIH grant-making practices.