White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Seasoned Professionals

With government regulatory and enforcement agencies becoming increasingly aggressive and litigious, businesses must proactively develop appropriate compliance programs and safeguards to address possible government investigations, enforcement actions, and compliance issues. Kilpatrick Townsend’s White Collar Crime & Internal Investigations Team helps clients navigate this complex environment using its extensive experience in white collar criminal defense, government enforcement, and internal investigations to prevent, resolve, or mitigate the impact of this government scrutiny.

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Government Insight

Led by former government prosecutors, corporate governance leaders, and veterans of significant internal investigations, our attorneys bring extensive trial and appellate experience representing individuals and corporate entities worldwide in a variety of criminal defense matters; complex internal investigations; and related criminal, civil, and regulatory proceedings. We come highly-skilled in conducting complex factual investigations of all kinds and in advising clients on an inquiry’s criminal, civil, and regulatory repercussions. We regularly work with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), various federal Offices of Inspectors General, and state Offices of Attorneys General.

Focus Areas

  • Anti-Corruption & FCPA
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Civil Investigative Demands
  • False Claims Act
  • Government & Internal Investigations
  • M&A Due Diligence
  • Whistleblower Actions
  • Trade Secrets Theft
  • Environmental Crimes
  • Securities Fraud
  • All Types of Criminal Enforcement

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Global Access

Our attorneys come uniquely qualified to handle national and multinational internal investigations, risk assessments, and subsequent remedial compliance measures when representing clients across six continents. We frequently investigate anti-corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and code of conduct violations, often transcending language and cultural barriers. We also bring extensive experience disclosing internal investigation results to U.S. authorities and successfully negotiating resolutions with the DOJ, including the FCPA Unit, various U.S. Attorneys’ Offices nationwide, and the SEC. As such, we have earned a reputation for conducting comprehensive and reliable internal investigations for clients in difficult situations. We understand the diverse cultures involved and have established close relationships with local attorneys, which have allowed us to strengthen clients’ internal controls and procedures, help clients avoid or contain risks, and strategically interface with U.S. authorities for the best possible results.

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by former government prosecutors, corporate governance leaders, and veterans of significant internal investigations

6 Continents

breadth of experience

Handled Dozens

of matters for which the government declined to prosecute

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