Thompson Hine LLP has extensive experience representing clients facing government scrutiny for possible violations of federal and state laws. We navigate clients through the myriad of regulations that impact their business operations and routinely represent clients in government prosecutions, investigations, and enforcement proceedings. We conduct internal investigations concerning criminal and civil compliance matters and handle administrative and disciplinary proceedings.

Our lawyers include former federal and state prosecutors, civil litigators and compliance professionals. We are often asked to represent targets, subjects and witnesses in grand jury investigations and prosecutions throughout the United States in a variety of subject matter areas. We have defended clients in trials, investigations and proceedings initiated by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Internal Revenue Service, Environmental Protection Agency, stock and commodities exchanges, Federal Trade Commission, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Commerce, congressional committees and state attorneys general offices, among others.

We represent a wide range of individual and business clients in criminal and enforcement proceedings, including:

  • Accounting firms and accountants
  • Architects
  • Banks
  • Chemical companies
  • College professors
  • Construction companies
  • Customs brokers
  • Federal and state law enforcement officers
  • Financial institutions
  • Hedge funds
  • Import-export companies
  • Insurance executives
  • Insurance underwriters
  • Lawyers
  • Law Enforcement Officials
  • Maritime operators
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Mortgage companies and brokers
  • Pharmaceutical distributors
  • Physicians
  • Plating companies
  • Political subdivisions and municipalities
  • Public officials
  • Real estate developers
  • Rare coin dealers
  • Securities traders and brokers
  • Telecommunications companies

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