Representative Experience
  • Healthcare
    • Represented national hospice provider in landmark litigation under the False Claims Act.

      Represented national hospital chain in resolving False Claims Act investigation by DOJ related to provision of outpatient psychiatric services.

      Represented two hospitals through state investigation into alleged Medicaid fraud.

  • Government Contracting
    • United States of America ex Rel. Kasowitz, Benson & Torres v. BASF Corporation, et al., Case No. 1:16-CV-02269-RMC, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
      Counsel for defendant Covestro LLC (formerly Bayer MaterialScience) in defense of “reverse” False Claims Act case alleging four companies failed to report substantial risk information to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. On October 23, 2017, the district court granted defendants’ motion to dismiss all claims. Find additional case details here.

      Represented large government contractor in resolving parallel criminal and civil fraud investigations by DOJ, and through successful defense of suspension and debarment proceedings.

      Represented individual under federal criminal investigation for alleged small business contracting fraud.

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    • Represented executive in DOJ and SEC investigations into alleged international bribery scheme.

      Represented multinational company in resolving DOJ and SEC investigations into alleged violations of FCPA in the Middle East.

      Represented executive facing SEC investigation into alleged bribery of Asian and South American officials.

      Represented individual subject in DOJ and SEC investigations into alleged FCPA violations in Mexico.

      Drafted FCPA compliance policy for healthcare provider with international operations.

  • Export Controls and Sanctions
    • Represented business owner criminally charged with violations of the Arms Export Control Act; won dismissal of all export controls counts.

      Represented company in connection with DOJ investigation into violation of export controls laws.

      Advised client regarding transactions subject to Iran sanctions regime.

  • Securities
    • Represented individual in SEC and DOJ investigation and subsequent SEC suit based on insider trading allegations.

      Represented employee of international company in connection with SEC investigation into potential securities violations.

      Represented corporate executive through internal investigation by Board of Directors Audit Committee.

  • Tax
    • Represented at trial business owner charged with violations of federal income tax law.

      Represented client in making disclosures through IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program.

  • Internal Investigations and Compliance
    • Conducted extensive internal investigation of potential government contracting misconduct for international corporation, resulting in remedial action, voluntary disclosure, and declination to prosecute by DOJ.

      Conducted internal investigation for school system and advised on compliance changes.

      Advised manufacturer with regard to establishing new compliance structures, policies, procedures, and best practices.

  • Pro Bono
    • Represent persons criminally charged in Washington, D.C., through Superior Court Pro Bono Program.

      Represented individual persecuted for political activity in his home country in his successful bid for asylum in the United States.