White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance
Foster Pepper’s White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance practice successfully represents corporations, other business entities and individuals in a broad range of criminal, civil and administrative matters. We represent business directors, chief executives, corporate officers, private practitioners and more in matters involving alleged financial fraud, health care fraud, environmental offenses, and other criminal and civil enforcement proceedings. Our team provides proactive, knowledgeable counsel seeking to prevent, minimize or avoid criminal and civil liabilities. When necessary, we vigorously defend our clients in trial and appellate courts against all aspects of federal and state prosecutions.
We have extensive experience with government investigations, as well as criminal, civil and administrative proceedings brought by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, federal banking regulators and state attorneys general throughout the United States.
Our attorneys also have experience conducting and evaluating complex investigations. We have successfully conducted sensitive and high-profile internal investigations for corporate clients and offered advice on addressing industry and client-based probes to mitigate reputational, brand and litigation risk.