Background - Practices (Details)

White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement


Representative Matters

  • Represent public and privately held companies and individuals in a wide range of government and internal investigations under the FCPA, and provide related compliance counseling.  Our attorneys have negotiated successfully and obtained multiple declinations and an unprecedented dual non-prosecution agreement from DOJ and SEC on behalf of our clients.
  • Work with corporate victims of criminal offenses, including representation of a major U.S. chemical company in parallel criminal and civil proceedings that resulted in the conviction of a foreign corporate competitor for trade secrets theft and a $175 million criminal restitution order in favor of our client.
  • Crowell attorneys have been court-appointed as monitors for the New York City District Council of Carpenters and, serve on the monitor team for the International Union, United Automobile, and Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America.
  • Defend Fortune 500 companies in FCA investigations and litigation in the health care and government contractor sectors.
  • Serve as counsel for the Special Litigation Committee of a global Fortune 100 technology company in connection with securities fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Represent corporate and individual clients in connection with DOJ Antitrust investigations involving price fixing, bid rigging, and hiring practices including “no-poach” agreements.
  • Defend publicly-traded companies, board members, and individuals responding to FINRA, SEC, and DOJ inquiries and investigations concerning potential insider trading.
  • Represent traders, salespeople, and compliance professionals at financial institutions in criminal and regulatory investigations by DOJ, SEC, and CFTC of alleged manipulation of benchmark rate settings and other alleged market manipulation.
  • Representing senior executives and investment professionals at major financial institutions in connection with off-platform communication reviews as part of a massive sweep by the SEC.
  • Represent public companies in connection with both internal and SEC enforcement inquiries related to alleged cybersecurity breaches including the “SolarWinds” incident.