Selected Representations

  • After the team made a comprehensive pre-indictment presentation to the DOJ’s Antitrust Division, the DOJ agreed to withdraw a target letter issued to a firm client and close its multi-year investigation into alleged price fixing by the client. Separately, an internal investigation by the team and the team's assistance with a presentation to a federal agency eliminated the possibility that fraud charges would be brought against the client based on its contractual services for the agency, and led to the successful renegotiation of the payment terms of the relevant contract.
  • Conducted investigations on behalf of and represented a foreign bank and other corporate and individual clients in connection with allegations of the possible manipulation of the London Interbank Offering Rate (LIBOR) and of potential violations of the FCPA, among other things.
  • FCPA investigation on behalf of a U.S.-based educational institution with operations in the Middle East regarding potential facilitation payments by third party contractors to foreign officials.
  • Investigation on behalf of an international media company in connection with alleged improprieties in its performance and billing of a U.S. government contract to provide services.
  • Investigations on behalf of professional sports league regarding allegations that member clubs violated league rules and bylaws.
  • Representation of a financial advisor and several bankers in connection with a U.S. Department of Justice and SEC investigation into alleged municipal bond bid-rigging in violation of the federal antitrust laws.
  • Representation of directors and officers named as defendants in multiple shareholder derivative actions arising from allegations of misconduct as a major pharmaceutical company.
  • Representation of an executive at an international airline in connection with a criminal antitrust investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice into alleged price-fixing related to fuel surcharges.
  • Investigation on behalf of a foreign private equity firm regarding accusations that a principal was engaged in unlawful practices using the firm's facilities.
  • Representation of a hedge fund portfolio manager in connection with a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into alleged insider trading.
  • Representation of a broker-dealer and investment advisor firm in connection with an SEC investigation into alleged trading improprieties.
  • Representation of an alternative energy company in connection with recovering restitution against a former section 16 officer convicted of securities fraud.
  • Representation of the chief executive officer of a telecommunications company in connection with alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Pursuant to SEC decree, appointed as the Independent Compliance Consultant to two major mutual fund advisers.
  • Representation of insurance brokerage firm in connection with U.S. Department of Justice and New York Attorney General’s investigation of contingent commissions and other compensation received from insurance carriers.
  • Investigation on behalf of large public company into whether a subsidiary and its officer facilitated insider trading in violation of the securities laws.
  • Representation of an executive and several affiliated entities in connection with an investigation by the New York County District Attorney’s Office into alleged financial improprieties.
  • Investigation on behalf of a professional sports league into alleged “tampering” by one club in the contract negotiations between a rival club and a player.
  • Representation of a leading financial and business information provider in connection with allegations of corporate espionage and alleged violations of the federal antitrust laws, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, and other state and federal laws.
  • Defense of an American architect facing federal charges of wire fraud and conspiracy and in connection with extradition proceedings brought on behalf of a foreign government.
  • Representation of an investment advisor and brokerage firm in connection with an investigation by the SEC into alleged securities fraud and violations of Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933.
  • Represented executives of major pharmaceutical company under investigation for "channel stuffing" and improper handling of accounting reserves.
  • Representation of investment bankers in connection with a U.S. Department of Justice and SEC investigation into the municipal bond industry.
  • Representation of the administrator of certified home health agency in connection with a N.Y. Attorney General investigation of alleged Medicaid fraud.
  • Representation of officers and managers of a major auto parts supplier under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and SEC for alleged securities fraud.
  • Investigation on behalf of a national law firm regarding alleged bias in the representation of a committee.