White Collar Defense & Investigations
Assisting with Criminal, Civil, and Administrative Enforcement Proceedings
Our team helps clients conduct sensitive internal investigations and develop front-end compliance programs.
Parsons Behle & Latimer’s White Collar Defense and Investigations practice group has extensive experience representing corporations and individuals in a wide range of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement proceedings. Our goal is to help clients avoid exposure to criminal liability and collateral consequences prior to the initiation of any criminal or civil action. If a client becomes a target of a government investigation or enforcement proceeding, our team has significant experience in every stage of the criminal process, including responding to grand jury subpoenas and search warrants; preparing clients for grand jury testimony; negotiating non-prosecution, deferred prosecution, and plea agreements; and vigorously defending clients at trial and on appeal.
The White Collar Defense and Investigation practice group consists of attorneys with years of trial, defense, and investigation experience. Our team includes former federal prosecutors, an attorney with significant experience in defending environmental criminal investigations and proceedings, and a former assistant federal public defender. We regularly represent clients in enforcement proceedings threatened or initiated by the United States Department of Justice, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, state attorneys general, and other government agencies. We have defended clients facing charges of environmental crimes, health care fraud, mortgage fraud, foreign corrupt practices, and criminal antitrust violations, among others. We have also successfully assisted with collateral components of defending criminal and enforcement matters, including whistleblower complaints, False Claims Act litigation, and suspension and debarment proceedings.