Experience

Secured Motion to Dismiss in Securities Class Action

Represented a public company in a securities class action in which the court granted our motion to dismiss the complaint.

Selected to Assist OIG DHS as Directed by IL Governor in Investigation of Veterans' Home

Selected to assist the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Human Services (OIG DHS), as directed by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, in conducting an investigation into the Fall 2020 COVID-19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home in LaSalle, Illinois, and in preparing a summary report. To ensure the investigation considered all relevant information, the investigative team spoke with Home personnel, including management and front line staff. In addition, the investigative team interviewed officials with the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and reviewed hundreds of documents.

Internal Investigation for Manufacturer Following Sexual Harassment Complaints

Conducted an internal investigation for a high-tech manufacturing company in response to an employee’s complaint of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct against a manager.

Conducted Investigation, Delivered 100+ Page Report in Criminal Health Care Fraud Case

Represented a Medicare Advantage plan in connection with a criminal health care fraud investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services, and drafted a 100+ page internal investigation report that was delivered to the Board of Directors.

Cross-Border Internal Investigation for Medical Device Company Regarding Violation of U.S. Sanctions Programs

Represented public medical device company in cross-border internal investigation regarding the sale of medical equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions programs.

FINRA Investigation of False Advertising of Trading Volume

Represented sales trader at broker-dealer in connection with a FINRA investigation concerning the broker-dealer’s advertising of inflated trade volume over Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters.

Cross-Border Internal Investigation for Manufacturing Company Regarding Alleged Officer Embezzlement

Conducted an internal investigation for the holding company of a multinational manufacturer in response to allegations of embezzlement by company officer.

Provided Counsel to Medical Supply Company in Connection with Pandemic Related Policies and Procedures

Assisted medical supply company with a comprehensive update of policies, including on issues such as anti-price-gouging measures and compliance with ever-changing COVID-19 regulations.

Represented Broker-Dealer in FINRA Investigation

Represented a broker-dealer in a FINRA investigation regarding research analyst rules.

Counsel to Portfolio Manager in SEC Investigation

Represented a mutual fund portfolio manager in an SEC investigation regarding cross-trades and odd-lot purchases of fixed-income securities.

Counsel for Russian Bank in CFTC Investigation

Represented a Russian bank and its U.K. subsidiary in a CFTC investigation of currency futures trading.

Represented U.K. Bank Trader in DOJ Investigation

Represented the head trader of a U.K.-based bank in a DOJ investigation into possible antitrust violations arising from foreign exchange trading.

Counsel for Dual Registrants in Investigations

Represented several dual registrants (B-D/IA) in investigations by the SEC, FINRA and various state regulators concerning alternative investments, complex products, illiquid investments, trading/clearing issues and the duties owed under different regulatory regimes.

Special Investigative Counsel in Bankruptcy

Acted as special investigative counsel to the trustee in a bankruptcy matter involving large financial institutions.

Counsel to Broker-Dealer in FINRA Investigation

Represented the head trader of a broker-dealer in a FINRA investigation regarding Regulation SHO.

SEC, FINRA Investigations of Branch Managers

Represented several branch managers in SEC and FINRA investigations regarding possible failure to supervise.

Counsel in SEC Insider Trading Investigations

Represented several officers, directors and employees of public companies in SEC investigations into possible insider trading in company stock.

Investigations into Potential Securities Law Violations

Conducted internal investigations of public companies and broker-dealers regarding potential securities law violations.

Counsel to Mutual Fund Advisers

Advised several mutual fund advisers on SEC investigations.

Counsel in SEC Investigations, Securities Class Actions

Represented several public companies, mutual funds, and their officers and directors in SEC investigations and securities class actions.

Led Governor-Ordered 35-Day Investigation of Missouri Veterans Homes After COVID-19 Outbreak

Selected to conduct a rapid, independent, external review of seven Missouri Veterans Homes – as ordered by Gov. Michael Parson – to assess their performance and identify what steps, if any, should be taken to improve their management and prevention of COVID-19. Led a 35-day investigation that considered all relevant information, including interviewing 174 individuals including Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC) staff, Veterans, Veterans’ families and Missouri government officials; implementing a hotline staffed by attorneys for Veterans’ families to voice concerns; reviewing and analyzing hundreds of documents; directing a management and consulting organization serving clients in the long-term care and post-acute care industry, to conduct on-site audits of all seven Homes, following all necessary safety protocols; and issuing early recommendations to the MVC. Compiled and delivered a 53-page summary report and a comprehensive 415-page report, including recommended corrective actions, to state officials.

Representation of Higher Education Institution in Development of Training, Reporting Procedures

Represented higher education institution in development of training and reporting procedures related to Title IX sexual assault misconduct policies.

Representation of Major Home Health Care Agency in Investigation Relating to Billing Requirements, Compliance

Represented a major home health care agency in an internal investigation relating to Medicare and Medicaid billing requirements and adequacy of compliance controls.

Representation of Major International Pharma Company in Internal Investigation

Represented a major international pharmaceutical company in an internal investigation related to a patient support program that provides financial assistance to Medicare patients.

Representation of Pharma Company in Sales, Marketing Practices Investigation

Represented a pharmaceutical company in an investigation of sales and marketing practices.

Dismissal of Patent Claims with Prejudice for Telecom Company

Successfully defended client against patent infringement claims brought by non-practicing entity, resulting in the plaintiff voluntarily dismissing its claims with prejudice.

Provided Counsel to Pharma Company in Connection with Policies and Procedures

Assisted a major pharmaceutical company with a comprehensive update of policies, including on issues such as interactions with health care providers, sponsorships, educational grants, exhibits and charitable donations, to ensure compliance with federal regulations and industry practice.

Representation of Pharma Company Involving Reimbursement and Copay Programs

Represented a pharmaceutical company in connection with a government investigation involving its reimbursement and copay programs.

Counsel to Meal Kit Company Preparing for Future Growth

Provided counsel to meal kit delivery service experiencing exponential growth. Addressed complex regulatory and sensitive litigation issues with innovative strategies to position the client for future growth and success.

Successfully Defended Augmented Identity Company Against Patent Infringement Claims

Successfully defended our client, a technology company focusing on augmented identity, against patent infringement claims brought by a non-practicing entity, resulting in the plaintiff voluntarily dismissing its claims with prejudice.

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