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The members of the Firm have been called upon to represent professionals in matters of professional malpractice, disciplinary proceedings, criminal investigations and Securities Exchange Commission investigations. As a result of its deep experience in all types of white collar criminal defense, the Firm is particularly well qualified to represent professionals who face claims associated with the alleged misconduct of their current or former clients. The Firm is proud that experienced lawyers and CPA's, as well as other professionals, have called upon its lawyers when faced with allegations of professional misconduct. While we do not advertise the names of our clients, below are generic descriptions of some of the important matters the members of our Firm have undertaken for leading professionals.

Our areas of work include

  • Representation of a Partner in a top tier Midwest law firm in defense of a criminal contempt citation issued by the United States District Court. (Citation to Show Cause dismissed).
  • Representation of Partner in Charge of Regional Office of major accounting firm in federal criminal investigation for aiding and abetting fraud of publicly traded client. (No charges brought).
  • Representation of Partner in Charge of Regional Office of major accounting firm in multi-jurisdictional federal criminal investigation for aiding and abetting a client in bank fraud. (No charges brought).
  • Representation of CFO of publicly traded technology company in Securities Exchange Commission investigation regarding improper recognition of income. (Resolved by Consent Decree).
  • Representation of CFO of publicly traded multi-industry company in Securities Exchange Commission investigation regarding multiple alleged accounting Irregularities. (No action brought against client).
  • Representation of premier national law firm in action brought by former client for breach of duty and other professional misconduct as basis for non-payment of fees. (Client awarded its fees in full and all claims against it dismissed).
  • Representation of top tier boutique law firm in action to collect its fees earned as a result of extraordinary settlement. (Firm collected its fees through federal court action to attach settlement proceeds).
  • Representation of Major Mid-West law firm in threatened civil RICO and concurrent United States Attorney criminal investigation. (No civil action filed and no criminal charges brought).
  • Representation of numerous lawyers and CPA’s called as witnesses in criminal and civil matters relating to current or former clients.
In addition, members of the Firm regularly represent attorneys in disciplinary investigations.