Our Group has broad experience in representing corporations, directors and officers, employees, and individuals in a broad array of State and federal criminal and regulatory investigations and proceedings. Our attorneys, many of whom are former federal and state prosecutors, all have extensive trial experience and are highly skilled in responding to search warrants, subpoenas and requests for information, advising corporate and individual clients through grand jury investigations, and achieving favorable dispositions of regulatory and criminal cases brought by the federal and state governments through negotiations or trial.
The Group has defended corporate and individual clients against criminal allegations including Medicare/Medicaid fraud, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), mail and wire fraud, tax evasion, commercial bribery, criminal copyright infringement, bid rigging, securities fraud, bank and financial services fraud, money laundering, computer hacking and Internet crimes. We have also developed special expertise handling qui tam False Claims Act ("FCA") matters. The FCA continues to be one of the most heavily litigated areas in federal and state courts and requires a high level of sophistication and experience to achieve a successful result. These matters are typically complex and involve specialized industry knowledge. Our attorneys all have the level of experience necessary to deal with government prosecutors and regulators in these high stakes matters. We have experience defending FCA cases pertaining to a wide variety of government contract and health care issues. Our representation encompasses all aspects of the criminal process from grand jury investigations to post-indictment proceedings, including arraignment, trial, sentencing, appeal and post-conviction remedies. Recent matters the Group has handled have involved: (1) the United States Attorney's Offices in New Jersey and Massachusetts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, Northern and Eastern Districts of Virginia, Southern District of Florida, and Districts of Iowa, Louisiana and New Mexico; (2) the Office of the Attorney General in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, North Carolina, California, Indiana, Michigan, Washington, Kansas and Missouri; (3) the Drug Enforcement Administration; (4) the Federal Bureau of Investigation; (5) the Environmental Protection Agency; (6) the Internal Revenue Service; (7) the United States Postal Service; (8) New Jersey's Bureau of Securities; (9) New Jersey's Department of Law and Public Safety; (10) New Jersey's Division of Consumer Affairs; and (11) various state district attorney's offices and professional licensing Boards of Examiners throughout the United States.