White Collar and Government Investigations
The lawyers in the White Collar and Government Investigations Practice Group of Shumway Van & Hansen have a wide range of experience in efficiently and effectively representing businesses and people in complex federal and state criminal examinations, government investigations, internal investigations, and civil and regulatory processes. Our white collar defense lawyers are able to represent clients in matters covering a large spectrum of government enforcement actions. These matters include, but are not limited to the following types of matters:
- Securities fraud
- Antitrust violations
- Financial investigations
- Government regulatory programs
- Other investigations and criminal representations
The experience of our white collar defense lawyers allows our law firm to assemble legal teams with an optimal mix of abilities and know-how to manage difficult situations, examinations and questions from the government’s agents.
Our lawyers are also able to carry out internal examinations for our clients’ businesses and offer management groups and boards of directors sound legal recommendations to handle the results of investigations both internally and in response to regulatory authorities, prosecutors, and individuals that complain.
The lawyers in our law firm’s White Collar and Government Investigations Practice Group are able to advise clients about a broad selection of compliance concerns. We assist clients with creating and implementing policies and business practices which are tailored to their particular demands and concerns. Our lawyers are proactive in their approach rather than reactive, keeping track of emerging trends and enforcement priorities, providing periodic alerts of significant developments and counseling clients about ways to make sure that potential issues are found and resolved as early as possible.
Approach to Effective Clerical Crime & Government Investigations
Getting the facts right and reacting rapidly with dependable and compelling detail is critical for managing any accusations of wrongdoing from a government body. The white collar defense attorneys at our law firm are experienced in preparing for any potential litigation and other problems that can arise from white collar criminal activity and government investigations, making sure that any reported facts will be reliably supported in as many ways as possible, and keeping confidential information secure at a maximum level. Though skilled at litigation avoidance, the lawyers serving in this practice group are also respected litigators when issues must be resolved in the courtroom in front of a judge.