White Collar Criminal Investigations
White collar criminal defense has been a core part of our practice for nearly two decades. We have unparalleled experience guiding individuals and corporations, large and small, through criminal investigations and trials. We regularly work closely with civil counsel in parallel proceedings.
Corporations, executives and employees increasingly find their business decisions are the subject of criminal investigations. In the wake of the recession and the collapse of the financial markets criminal enforcement has stepped up in recent years in the areas of mortgages, securities and finance, antitrust, tax, fraud, embezzlement and Food and Drug Administration regulation. Government prosecutors seek and sometimes obtain harsh penalties such as stiff fines and lengthy incarcerations. Often we are contacted at the very beginning of an investigation, before the case becomes public.