Unrivalled technical capability and track record
Our number one focus is quality and our team has been consistently recognised as one of the world’s leading investigations practices. It includes a deep bench of former senior enforcement officials and government representatives from a wide range of agencies, jurisdictions and sectors.
These leading individuals include Dan Stein, who served until November 2016 as Chief of the Criminal Division in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York; Larry Urgenson, formerly Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the US Department of Justice; Mark Ryan, who was the first Director of Litigation (Antitrust Division) at the US Department of Justice until 2015; Bill Stallings, who served for 19 years with the US Department of Justice, most recently as Chief of the Transportation, Energy, and Agriculture Section; Luis Adams, who was until March 2016 Attorney General of Brazil; Raj De, formerly General Counsel of the US National Security Agency; Ori Lev, who served as the head of enforcement for the Office of Foreign Assets Control at the Department of the Treasury (economic sanctions) and as a Deputy Enforcement Director of the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Susan Schwab and Mickey Kantor, both formerly US Trade Representatives; Günter Burghardt, former EU Ambassador to the United States; Richard Rosenfeld, who occupied senior positions with the US Securities and Exchange Commission; Glen Kopp, was a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York from 2008 to 2013; and Nicolette Kost De Sevres served as the Chief of Staff at the Canadian Securities Commission.
We have genuine depth of experience across diverse sectors and have specialist firm-wide sector groups in areas including: automotive, chemicals, energy, financial services, healthcare, hospitality & leisure, infrastructure, insurance, life sciences, mining, oil & gas, private equity, technology, media & telecommunications, retail and transportation. Through our in-depth advisory work working with a range of market participants, we have a deep appreciation of the commercial relationships between them, as well as their legal requirements. We have been instrumental in transforming major companies’ reputations with regulators and enforcers from repeat offenders to exemplar.