Appointed as receiver by the U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, arising from a complaint by the Securities and Exchange Commission alleging a $600 million Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme with more than a million potential claimants (2012).
Representation of the former president of a professional organization operating in the defense, training, logistics, retail and intelligence spaces in connection with allegations of firearms registration violations.
Representation of a manufacturer as part of an investigation into alleged environmental crimes under RCRA by the Department of Justice and EPA.
Regularly advises companies regarding FCPA and UK Bribery Act compliance, including corporate risk assessments identifying the most significant compliance risk areas faced by the companies.
Conducted numerous internal investigations of companies regarding allegations of FCPA violations and kickbacks.
Representation of Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives during federal, state and regulatory investigations.
Representation of a Fortune 500 company in federal grand jury investigation and civil securities litigation related to allegations of stock option backdating.
Representation of a national property and casualty insurance company in federal grand jury and civil investigations regarding federally insured program.
Representation of a national home builder and mortgage company in class action civil litigation regarding sub-prime mortgage issues.
Representation of a Big Four accounting firm during investigation by state agency of tax planning strategies.
Conducted internal investigation for major financial institution regarding commission compensation practices.
Representation of a principal of a hedge fund regarding a federal grand jury investigation.
Representation of a national construction company during federal grand jury investigation of municipal water project.
Representation of accountants and medical professionals before licensing boards.
Representation of officers and directors of financial and commercial companies during federal grand jury investigations.
Representation of major financial institutions, accounting firms and large corporations in matters of government and internal investigations.
Counsel of record for more than 100 cases before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.
Primary trial responsibility in more than 200 federal cases, with more than 75 jury trials.
Government investigations regarding commercial and financial frauds, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, money laundering, public corruption, healthcare fraud, RICO, tax, terrorism, and environmental crimes.