A former state and federal prosecutor handling high-profile matters, Bob currently represents multinational corporations navigating the complex web of laws and regulations that challenge today’s international business community. He offers particular experience related to complex frauds, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, international data privacy laws and corporate compliance.
On behalf of clients, many of them Fortune 100 companies, Bob handles criminal and regulatory investigations, as well as their parallel civil and administrative proceedings, regarding matters before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S Department of Justice, and the departments of State, Treasury and Commerce. His cases have involved alleged False Claims Act violations, antitrust matters, securities fraud, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, defense contractor fraud, public corruption, healthcare fraud, and import/export violations. In addition, he advises corporations on developing, evaluating and implementing effective compliance programs.
In the public sector, Bob served as deputy independent counsel under Ken Starr. Bob also served on the team investigating the Whitewater case, and he managed the Office of Independent Counsel's Little Rock office.
As assistant state's attorney in Annapolis, Maryland, Bob handled numerous jury trials, prosecuting charges of capital murder, white collar crime and other felonies. He has testified before the Maryland State Legislature regarding criminal law issues, he has appeared on numerous national news programs, and he has been quoted in a range of newspapers, books and magazines.
Named a Client Service "All-Star," BTI Consulting, 2018
Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," White-Collar Criminal Defense, Legal 500 US, 2016
McGuireWoods Wins Dismissal of Federal Case Against Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock
March 7, 2019
Four McGuireWoods Partners Honored on Elite List of BTI Client Service All-Stars
April 23, 2018
McGuireWoods’ Blank, Rogers and Bittner Named BTI Client Service All-Stars for 2017
February 9, 2017