Successful Representation of Subcontractor in DOJ Investigation
Represented mega project materials subcontractor in defense of False Claims Act investigations by the Department of Justice, resulting in the government closing its investigation without action.
Representation of Manufacturer in Claims, Investigation Related to Facility Explosion
Represented industrial manufacturer in defense of claims and government investigations related to an explosion of cylinders containing borane-tetrahydrofuran at a chemical manufacturing facility.
Representation of Subcontractor in Boston Interstate Tunnel Collapse
Represented key subcontractor in defense of claims and government investigations related to the ceiling collapse of the D Street portal of Interstate 90 connector tunnel in Boston.
Representation of Joint Venture Management Consultant in Claims, Investigations Surrounding Boston’s “Big Dig”
Represented the joint venture management consultant in defense of claims and government investigations arising from the design and construction of Boston’s $24.3 billion Central Artery/Tunnel Project (the “Big Dig”).
Representation of Joint Venture Partners in Deepwater Horizon Spill
Served as the technical lead attorney representing the Macondo well leasehold joint venture partners in defense of claims and numerous government investigations stemming from the accident onboard the Deepwater Horizon and resulting hydrocarbon release into the Gulf of Mexico.
Representation in Medicare Fraud Case
Represented an individual charged with Medicare fraud related to hospice service.
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.
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.
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.