Experience

Representation of Executive in Public Corruption Investigation Resulting in No Conviction

Represented an executive of a technology company in a government investigation and prosecution involving bribery and public corruption. Resulted in no conviction.

Dismissal in Alleged Voter Fraud Case Generating National Media Attention

Represented a former supervisor for a political advocacy group in a case alleging that canvassers were illegally paid to register Nevada voters during the 2008 presidential campaign. The case, which was dismissed, garnered national media attention from the New York Times and Washington Post.

Representation of Investment Advisory Firm in SEC Action, Criminal Investigation Alleging Market Manipulation

Represented an investment advisory firm in parallel SEC enforcement action and criminal investigation regarding allegations of market manipulation.

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.

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.

Representation of Major International Pharma Company in Qui Tam Litigation

Represented a major international pharmaceutical company in qui tam litigation alleging violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute.

Representation of Dietary Supplement Supplier, Manufacturer in FDA Investigation

Representation of dietary supplement manufacturer and supplier in U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation of alleged Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act violations.

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 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.

Reduced Sentence on Appeal in First-of-its-Kind Clean Air Act Violation

Handled the first criminal case in Nevada in which someone was prosecuted for violation of the Clean Air Act following a building implosion that released asbestos into the air. The client was given a misdemeanor sentence on appeal. 

Representation of Aerospace Engineering Company in Debarment Proceedings

Successfully represented aerospace component engineering company in administrative debarment proceedings.

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.

Successfully Resolved Alleged UDAAP Violations for Executives Following Investigation

Successfully resolved investigations and potential claims against individual executives and corporations brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for alleged UDAAP violations in areas of telemarketing, online lending, and fintech partnerships.  

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.

Successful Defense of U.S. Army Brigadier General in Court-Martial

Served as lead trial counsel in a high-profile court-martial of a U.S. Army Brigadier General. The General was the highest-ranking officer ever to be accused of sexual assault.  A politically charged case from inception, the court granted the defense’s motion for relief for unlawful command influence upon reconsideration and imposed no jail sentence or dismissal from service. The General was sentenced to forfeit $5,000 a month for four months and was given a letter of reprimand.

Criminal Investigation Results in No Charges Filed

Represented client in federal criminal investigation of violations of federal commercial statutes by company and its officers, resulting in no charges filed against client.

Defense against Computer Tampering Claims

Defended client against alleged violation of computer tampering statute, and coordinated interaction with investigative agency and prosecutor's office. As a result, all charges against the client were dropped.

Brought Charges Against Criminal Defendant in Bank Fraud Case

Coordinated interaction with federal investigative agencies and U.S. Attorney's Office to bring charges against criminal defendant that perpetrated bank fraud against victim client.  

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