Bingham’s White Collar Investigations and Enforcement Group represents Fortune 500 companies, high-ranking public officials, civic leaders, prominent corporate executives, and others in government investigations and criminal and civil enforcement actions arising from today’s era of proliferating rules, evolving standards of accountability and transparency, and increased government scrutiny. We also conduct corporate internal investigations and assist clients in developing and maintaining effective corporate compliance programs. Our core capabilities include:
Our lawyers have represented corporate and individual clients in investigations and enforcement actions brought by numerous government entities, including
- Department of Justice
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)
- Federal Reserve
- Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
- Commodity Futures Trading Commission
- Internal Revenue Service
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Department of Labor
- Congressional Committees
- Multiple state and local prosecutors.
The group’s mastery of many extraordinarily complex transactions, and our lawyers’ sensitivity to the strategic interrelationships among various parallel investigations and ongoing related civil litigation, has helped many of our clients emerge safely from potentially harmful situations.
Our lawyers move quickly to help clients head off adverse actions. If a company or individual is charged, Bingham’s aggressive defense, knowledge of the facts and strategic judgments can help speed a positive resolution. In addition, our lawyers are skilled in managing the media and public relations issues that so often impact public perception in these high-profile cases.