White Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations

We represent clients in a wide range of complex criminal matters at the federal, state and local level.

Our clients include publicly traded companies, local businesses, corporate executives and small business owners facing allegations such as:

  • Securities fraud
  • Bribery
  • Environmental crimes
  • Health care fraud and abuse
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Mail and wire fraud offenses

We work closely with our clients in order to achieve the best possible solution. For many clients, this means their case is resolved favorably without it ever becoming publicly known.

Representative Cases

  • Representation of a Washington D.C. and Arizona lobbying firm in a grand jury investigation involving allegations of public corruption connected to the Jack Abramoff scandal
  • Representation of an Arizona State Legislator and former Tempe City Councilman in connection with a 3-year undercover bribery investigation by the FBI
  • Represented individual in connection with investigation by the Office of Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP). Investigation closed in client’s favor
  • Representation of the former President of a publicly traded company into allegations of securities fraud, tax fraud and kickbacks
  • Represented an Arizona county concerning allegations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning improper handling of refrigerant and venting procedures, investigation closed in favor of client
  • Successfully defended individual in connection with an anti-trust investigation involving allegations of price-fixing of refrigeration equipment in five states, investigation closed in the individual’s favor
  • Representation of the owner of a chain of car washes in connection with allegations of a scheme to avoid immigration laws
  • Representation of employees of the Fiesta Bowl in connection with multiple investigations of illegal campaign contributions by the Bowl, through its employees
  • Representation of public entity in Hatch Act investigation by the Office of Special Counsel
  • Represented multiple employees of national company in large-scale FBI mail- and wire-fraud investigation into manipulation of customer contracts resulting in no charges against clients
  • Representation of the former U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona in the Congressional probe of “Operation Fast and Furious”
  • Achieved dismissal of case for security company indicted by state Attorney General for antitrust violations
  • Representation of a high-ranking officer in a public corporation into claims of embezzlement and tax fraud
  • Representation of a college district in a massive probe into enrollment fraud and misuse of public funds
  • Representation of a private on-line university in a consumer fraud investigation by a state attorney general’s office
  • Representation of an Elections Director in a vote-tampering investigation
  • Representation of the chief complaining witness in a federal public corruption prosecution of a sitting Congressman
  • Representation of a County Manager in a prosecution involving allegations of misappropriation of public funds
  • Representation of a Washington D.C. lobbyist into allegations that he used public money to further the political interests of a public official
  • Represented small business owner in federal investigation of insurance fraud ring, investigation closed in client’s favor
  • Successfully represented individuals in state and federal investigations of insurance trusts concerning accusations of misuse of public funds
  • Successfully defended farming partnership in Farming Subsidies Claims Act case. Achieved favorable civil resolution
  • Resolved HUD fraud investigation in individual’s/development company’s favor
  • Representation of the sitting state Speaker of the House in an investigation alleging misuse of public position and public corruption in connection with the adoption and implementation of the state alternative fuel statute
  • Achieved dismissal of Indictment against state worker for bid and procurement violations involving state-run correctional facility
  • Successfully resolved a state Attorney General consumer fraud claim against automobile dealership concerning trade-in value issues
  • Represented medical transport company in state Auditor General investigation related to conflict of interest claims. Investigation closed in favor of company
  • Successfully represented individuals accused of trade secret theft and copyright violations
  • Successfully defended individuals and companies in mortgage fraud investigation and prosecutions
  • Advised clients concerning federal and state gaming regulations concerning software for gaming machines
  • Successfully represented individual accused of violating state campaign finance laws and federal election laws
  • Represent individuals before the Arizona Corporation Commission, as targets of investigations and as advocates for those victimized by Ponzi schemes
  • Represent individuals in relation to misuse of computers, hacking, improper access to stored communications, and other state and federal violations

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Our attorneys have successfully defended clients in federal, state, and local courts. And we’re ready to work for you.

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