In addition to our specific areas of experience, lawyers on the White Collar Defense and Investigations team have also represented corporate clients and individuals in criminal actions of all types and natures. This work has included the vigorous defense of actions brought by the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., many United States Attorneys’ Offices, and numerous state and local prosecutors. Our experience extends as well to the defense of criminal and regulatory actions arising under the False Claims Act, including claims related to services provided by companies under government contract.
As criminal fines and penalties continue to rise and as federal and state prosecutors train their focus on individuals, the stakes in criminal matters have never been higher. Lawyers in our group, including former federal and state prosecutors and a former United States Attorney, have the depth of experience and insight critical to mounting an effective defense. A few of the group’s general criminal matters have included: