White Collar Defense and Investigations

Representative Experience

  • Continuing representation of vertically integrated mushroom producers in major antitrust class action litigation stemming from a 2005 DOJ antitrust investigation
  • Defended a prominent Central Pennsylvania real estate developer in a prosecution by the Pennsylvania Attorney General on alleged theft, fraud and deceptive business practices charges
  • Defended a Central Pennsylvania waste hauling company in a prosecution by the Pennsylvania Attorney General for various environmental crimes
  • Represented board members and employees of a non-profit organization in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Grand Jury Investigation regarding the CFO’s theft and embezzlement of organization funds
  • Defended a Church and its Pastor in a State Grand Jury Investigation and prosecution for false imprisonment and assault charges arising from the Church’s fake kidnapping of youth group members
  • Defended a former Executive Director of a regional educational service agency charged by United States with mail fraud, money laundering and theft concerning programs receiving federal funds
  • Defended a CEO in connection with a Pennsylvania arrest warrant for Harrisburg Pennsylvania building code violations
  • Defended a prominent attorney in parallel DOJ/SEC investigations relating to the registration of Chinese companies on U.S. stock exchanges
  • Defended executives of large bridge painting companies against federal charges of immigration fraud and witness tampering
  • Defended a former Superintendent of a Western Pennsylvania School District against federal misappropriation of funds charges
  • Represented a prominent oncologist in connection with a Grand Jury Investigation concerning the purchasing of non-FDA approved chemotherapy medicines
  • Defended an Allentown, Pennsylvania, businessman in a federal prosecution alleging mail and wire fraud
  • Defended a Divisional CEO of a publicly traded industrial company in DOJ antitrust and consumer fraud grand jury investigations in New York and Boston
  • Litigated a case of first impression in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3d Circuit regarding a good faith exception to a warrant requirement for vehicle placement of GPS device
  • Defended a real estate developer in a grand jury investigation in the District of New Jersey regarding allegedly fraudulent mortgage applications
  • Represented a cheese company and its President in connection with federal allegations of products containing antibiotic milk
  • Defended a company against federal allegations relating to sales of allegedly non-conforming electronic parts to the Department of Defense
  • Defended a Divisional President of a publicly traded building products company in connection with allegations regarding false application for HUD/FHA guaranteed funding for a major construction project in New York
  • Defended a Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge at trial against charges of conspiracy, mail and wire fraud and perjury in connection with an alleged ticket-fixing scheme
  • Represented staff members in the grand jury investigation of a former Pennsylvania State Senator charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud the Pennsylvania Senate
  • Defended a former CEO of a publicly traded company in connection with a federal grand jury investigation regarding aiding and abetting suspected money laundering by foreign national residents
  • Defended an organizer of a mental health clinic in connection with federal theft and embezzlement charges in Philadelphia
  • Represented a health care professional accused of various types of health care fraud, including the anti-kickback statute
  • Represented an individual against federal charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft