White Collar

BuckleySandler lawyers represent corporate and individual clients at every stage of criminal defense matters as well as in the parallel civil or administrative litigation frequently associated with criminal investigations. Our lawyers understand the consequences, both reputational and to the bottom-line, that can arise from criminal or regulatory investigations and work to proactively resolve or mitigate claims from the outset. From oral argument before the United States Supreme Court to responding to “dawn raids” by law enforcement and every step in between, we regularly represent clients in criminal matters where bet-the-company sanctions or personal liberties are at stake.

BuckleySandler also represent clients in litigation associated with criminal investigations or prosecutions such as SEC enforcement actions, suspension or debarment actions following indictment or conviction, professional discipline actions, and shareholder derivative suits.

Our team represents clients in all types of white collar criminal proceedings including:

  • Internal investigations
  • Grand Jury,  subpoenas and investigations
  • Criminal trials
  • Negotiating settlements of criminal and civil charges 
  • Criminal appeals

Our attorneys represent clients in matters involving:

  • Bank secrecy
  • Bank fraud
  • Data privacy
  • Environmental crime
  • False Claims Act
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Government contracts
  • Mail and wire fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Procurement fraud
  • RICO
  • Securities fraud

Select relevant experience includes:

  • Arguing and winning an appeal in the United States Supreme Court barring further prosecution of a former Enron executive on double jeopardy grounds see: Yeager v. United States, 129 S.Ct. 2360 (2009)
  • FCPA enforcement defense for a corporation following an internal investigation and voluntary disclosure to the DOJ and SEC, which resulted in an SEC settlement
  • Defending a large regional bank in a major Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act enforcement action involving the DOJ, Federal Reserve, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and a state banking agency
  • Insider trading representations involving parallel DOJ and SEC investigations
  • Defense of the former controller of Fannie Mae in an SEC investigation, shareholder derivative action and additional parallel civil litigation

Related Professionals

Name Title Phone Office
Burton, Preston Partner 202.349.8065 Washington, DC
Klubes, Benjamin B. Partner 202.349.8002 Washington, DC
Krakoff, David S. Partner 202.349.7950 Washington, DC
Miller, Adam Partner 202.349.7958 Washington, DC
Morrison, Ross E. Partner 212.600.2315 New York, NY
Parkinson, James T. Partner UK: +44 20 3608 1296 London
Randell, Lauren R. Partner 202.349.7953 Washington, DC
Regan, Christopher F. Partner 202.349.7970 Washington, DC
Schilling, Andrew W. Partner 212.600.2330 New York, NY
Sporkin, Thomas A. Partner 202.349.8009 Washington, DC
Tucker, Jonice Gray Partner 202.349.8005 Washington, DC
Ammons, Paige Counsel 202.461.2968 Washington, DC
Kelly, Brian P. Counsel 202.349.7943 Washington, DC
LeBlanc, Stephen M. Counsel 202.461.2985 Washington, DC
Marcus, Bradley A. Counsel 202.349.8021 Washington, DC
Madia, Mehul N. Counsel 202.349.7974 Washington, DC
Reynolds, Antonio J. Counsel 202.461.2952 Washington, DC
Wiles, Ann D. Counsel 202.349.7942 Washington, DC
Bailey, Elizabeth R. Associate 202.461.2916 Washington, DC
Bender, Kimberly M. Associate 202.461.2977 Washington, DC
Dempsey, Alex Associate 202.349.8085 Washington, DC
Kumar, Dana Walsh Associate 212.600.2374 New York, NY
Leonhardt, Sasha Associate 202.349.7971 Washington, DC
Murphy, Bree Counsel 202.461.2971 Washington, DC
Shrout, Kate Berlitz Counsel 202.349.7932 Washington, DC
Viswanatha, Veena Counsel 202.461.2947 Washington, DC

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