Representative Cases: White Collar Criminal Defense

  • In one of the largest health care fraud investigations in history, our firm represented a client that was threatened with prosecution for allegedly participating in efforts to defraud the government by developing allegedly improper methods of coding certain charges. Through our lengthy representation of our client over three years, the matter was resolved, with no criminal or civil liability for our client.
  • A group of physicians (surgeons) was notified by the government that they were being investigated for allegedly violating criminal statutes, including anti-kickback laws, arising from the sale of their medical practice. The doctors retained our firm, and we were able to resolve the matter with no criminal or civil liability for our clients.
  • Our firm successfully negotiated the resolution of felony charges for a client who was a central figure in the City of Atlanta political corruption investigation. Our client received a probated sentence, notwithstanding allegations that he had made illegal payments to the Mayor’s campaigns.
  • The firm won the acquittal on all counts of a client who was prosecuted in federal court in New York in a case that concerned $20 million of stolen computer parts. The client had been charged in a 26-count indictment with interstate transportation of stolen property, money laundering, and obstruction of justice. The client, a businessman, had faced a substantial sentence if a conviction had resulted.
  • The firm represented another businessman accused of conspiracy to transport stolen property and money laundering in the northeast. Initially threatened with federal felony charges, the client was able to resolve the case through a state misdemeanor plea that resulted in no incarceration.
  • The firm represented a health care provider in a prosecution alleging Medicare fraud. A potential sentence of several years in prison was avoided by the firm’s negotiating a plea, and then by litigating a critical issue under the Sentencing Guidelines. The client was able to avoid imprisonment and continue his employment.
  • The firm represented a businessman in a tax fraud case arising from an IRS sting operation. The Sentencing Guidelines provided a lengthy term of imprisonment for the potential charges. The firm arranged a disposition of the case by which the client avoided incarceration altogether.