Experience

Won Motion to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Against a Multinational Oil and Gas Corporation

Represented a multinational oil and gas corporation and its franchisees in class action litigation alleging violations of consumer protection statutes. Won motion to dismiss in federal court.

Favorable Resolution of Criminal Investigation for Senior Executive of Medical Device Manufacturer

Represented a senior executive at a medical device manufacturer in connection with a criminal investigation involving potential false statements to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Resolved without any criminal charges.

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 healthcare providers, sponsorships, educational grants, exhibits and charitable donations, to ensure compliance with federal regulations and industry practice.

Representation of Global Chemical Company Executives in Criminal Investigation

Represented several senior employees of a global chemical company in a criminal investigation involving alleged violations of environmental laws.

Representation of Payment Processing Service Provider in Litigation Alleging Consumer Protection Violations

Represented a major payment processing service provider in connection with class action litigation involving alleged violations of consumer protection statutes.

Representation of Pharma Company Involving Reimbursement and Co-Pay Programs

Represented a pharmaceutical company in connection with a government investigation involving its reimbursement and co-pay programs.

Successful Defense of State Senator Against Federal Bribery Charges

Successfully defended, as part of a team, a state senator against federal bribery charges.

Representation of Large Financial Institutions in Connection with DOJ Offshore Tax Compliance Initiative

Represented several large financial institutions in connection with the Department of Justice's program to resolve the criminal liability of Swiss banks that aided and abetted tax evasion by U.S. clients. Obtained favorable resolutions for all clients.

Representation of Senior Executive in Criminal Money-Laundering Case

Represented a senior executive in connection with criminal money-laundering charges and a related action by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Representation of Financial Institution in Criminal Investigation Alleging Market Manipulation

Represented a financial institution in connection with a DOJ investigation into potential manipulation of the precious metals trading market. Successfully persuaded DOJ to decline prosecution.

Representation of Financial Institutions in Investigation of Corruption Involving a Major International Football Association

Represented several financial institutions in connection with a criminal investigation into the corruption of officials in a major international football association.

Representation of Publicly Traded Company in Internal Investigation and SEC Inquiry Relating to Accounting Fraud

Represented a publicly traded company connection with an internal investigation and SEC inquiry involving large-scale accounting fraud by a senior executive.

Representation of Senior Executive in Connection with Criminal Economic Espionage Charges

Represented a senior executive of a medical device manufacturer in connection with criminal economic espionage charges. Resolved without criminal charges.

Favorable Settlement with SEC for Offshore Investment Company in Insider Trading Action

Represented an offshore investment company and its trustees in an insider trading action. Reached favorable settlement with the SEC.

Representation of Financial Institution in Securities Class Action Following Acquisition

Represented a major financial institution in class action securities litigation arising from its acquisition of another major bank.

Obtained Dismissal in Shareholder Derivative Suit for Major Fund Complex

Represented a major fund complex in connection with a shareholder derivative suit involving auction rate securities. Successfully obtained dismissal of the case.