Authored by leading white collar defense and investigations attorneys, Blank Rome’s White Collar Watch offers insight and analysis on emerging white collar issues across the United States and the world, ranging from new regulatory developments to litigation and enforcement trends.

Blank Rome’s White Collar Defense & Investigations practice is nationally recognized for successfully representing and advising companies, boards of directors, senior executives, and individuals facing criminal investigations, government investigations, congressional inquiries, whistleblower accusations, or self-discovered misconduct. We know the best defense for our clients requires skilled investigative tactics, top-notch litigation skills, savvy media relations, and effective negotiating strategies to mitigate damage to their reputation. Our team also helps our clients design and implement effective corporate compliance programs. As part of the design process, we frequently conduct internal investigations, compliance checks, and internal-controls reviews and audits carefully tailored to your business and industry. Our Firm’s litigation team includes 18 former federal and state prosecutors and former U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) attorneys, former state and federal judges, including a number of U.S. District Court judges, and former appellate judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals.

How We Can Help
    • bank, mortgage, and other financial institution fraud
    • securities and accounting fraud
    • government contracts fraud
    • healthcare fraud
    • mail and wire fraud
    • antitrust
    • anti-bribery and anti-corruption, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    • political corruption
    • tax controversies
    • anti-money laundering
    • data privacy and cyber crimes
    • theft of trade secrets
    • civil and criminal forfeiture
    • environmental violations

We assist our clients in all stages of criminal and administrative enforcement proceedings, including:

    • grand jury investigations and subpoenas
    • federal and state trials
    • criminal appeals
    • congressional oversight hearings and investigations
    • state and federal regulatory agency investigations and enforcement actions
    • whistleblower internal investigations
    • parallel proceedings

We hope our blog can be a useful tool for our readers to better understand significant developments made in national and international white collar law. We welcome your feedback on the blog, including requests to cover new topics. You can contact us here.