DOJ Actions

Represent individuals and corporations in various DOJ actions.

  • In five separate DOJ antitrust price fixing investigations in the DRAM, SRAM, Airline, and LCD/CRT industries, have represented Korean and Japanese targets. Four of the investigations have been completed; one is current.
  • Represented former Olympic track coach at trial in connection with a drug scandal. The jury convicted on one count but deadlocked on the other two. Client was sentenced to 5 years probation and 12 months home confinement.
  • Conducted an internal investigation for a Silicon Valley corporation in connection with accounting irregularities.
  • Represented target of federal criminal investigation of trade secret theft.
  • Represented target of federal criminal investigation of alleged bribery of public officials.
  • Represented individual employee in a federal criminal investigation of defense contractor fraud. No charges were filed.
  • Resolved criminal antitrust case against a local businessman filed by DOJ/Antitrust, including probation.
  • Represented public agency in investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice into possible public integrity violations by a California State Senator. Representing same agency in investigation by SEC into public bond issues.
  • Represented executive of international software corporation in investigation of Foreign Corrupt Practices issues arising out of activities in Brazil.

Firm Highlights

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Maximizing Internal Investigation Effectiveness & Efficiency

In corporate America and across the globe, allegations of wrongdoing within companies are increasingly common, and the high cost of internal investigations continues apace. Companies are now also routinely investigating allegations beyond violations of...

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William Keane Elected Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers

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A Primer for Corporate Directors: Maximizing Internal Investigation Effectiveness and Efficiency

In corporate America and across the globe, allegations of wrongdoing within companies are increasingly common, and the high cost of internal investigations continues apace.  In 2021, in an anonymous survey of more than 1,330...

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Lawyers on the Fast Track: Aviva Gilbert and Janice Reicher

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Cybersecurity Regulation: Key Takeaways From an Unusual FTC Order That Will Follow CEO for a Decade

The FTC recently issued a proposed order that would settle an enforcement action against Drizly, LLC and its co-founder and CEO, James Rellas, arising from data breaches in 2018 and 2020 that affected over...

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Nonprofit Basics: Document Retention Policies and Subpoenas, and a Conversation With Aviva Gilbert on Why Good Policies Matter

Welcome to EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . This Nonprofit Basics episode covers record retention policies, document destruction schedules, and why they matter. You may have noticed that the IRS Form...

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Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2023

Farella Braun + Martel continues to be ranked among the top litigation firms in California in the  Benchmark Litigation  2023 guide. Farella was ranked “Highly Recommended” for Dispute Resolution in California and earned a...

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Farella Braun + Martel Partner Sarah Good Appointed to California State Bar Board of Trustees

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Farella Braun + Martel Earns 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" Rankings

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Uber’s Former Chief Security Officer Found Guilty of Obstruction For Coverup of Data Breaches

On October 5, 2022, after a monthlong jury trial, former Uber Chief Information Security Officer Joseph Sullivan was found guilty of obstructing proceedings of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and misprision of a felony...

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