Our White Collar & Regulatory Defense group has unparalleled experience and expertise, and is among the most respected and successful in the United States. We regularly defend Fortune 500 companies and their executives and boards before every major federal and state regulatory enforcement authority and in courtrooms nationwide. We excel at developing creative and successful strategies for responding to and, where possible, preventing government investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Recognition

Our practice is frequently and consistently recognized for its work in this area. Recent honors include:

  • Chambers USA 2018
    • Band 1 firm — “(NY) Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations”
    • One “Senior Statesmen” — “(NY) Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations”
    • One “Star Individual” — “(NY) Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations”
    • Two “Leading Lawyers” and one Recognized Practitioner — “(NY) Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations”
  • The Legal 500 US 2018
    • Tier 1 firm – “Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Crime Criminal Defense: Advice to Corporates”
    • Tier 1 firm – “Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Crime Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals”
    • One “Leading Lawyer” and five Recognized Practitioners – “Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Crime Criminal Defense”
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2018
    • Tier 1 firm – “Criminal Defense: White-Collar” (NY)
  • Benchmark Litigation 2018
    • Band 1 Firm — “White Collar Crime”
    • Five “Litigation Stars” — “White Collar Crime”
    • Eight Recognized Practitioners — “White Collar Crime”
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2018
    • Six lawyers listed for “Criminal Defense: White-Collar”; five lawyers listed for NYC and one lawyer listed for DC
  • National Law Journal
    • Three practitioners named “Winning Litigators,” one of whom honored four times since 2005
    • “Appellate Hot List" (2015)
  • The New York Council of Defense Lawyers
    • “Norman S. Ostrow Award” – awarded to two of our partners (2009)
  • The Office of the Appellate Defender
    • “Gould Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy” – awarded to two of our partners (2009) and one of our partners (2013-2014)

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