Obtained Dismissal for Communications Client in Wrongful Death Suit
Obtained a dismissal for a communications client in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, in which they were involved as a party in a wrongful death, negligence and fraud case brought against one of their own clients. The motion to dismiss was granted based on lack of personal jurisdiction and failure to state a claim.
Won Dismissal of Class Action Securities Litigation Alleging Market Manipulation for Brokerage Firm
Represented a brokerage firm in class action securities litigation alleging manipulation of options market. Won motion to dismiss. Affirmed on appeal by the Third Circuit.
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.