Criminal Defense, Compliance & Investigations
The Crowe & Dunlevy Criminal Defense, Compliance & Investigations Practice Group assists companies and their leadership with important legal issues which can stem from government regulation and internal investigations. Such complex issues demand the breadth of experience of Crowe & Dunlevy criminal defense attorneys, including former federal prosecutors and former state prosecutors with backgrounds in:
- White collar crime
- Regulatory compliance
- Business crimes, including fraud and money laundering
- Government investigations
- Civil and criminal RICO matters
- Jury and nonjury trials
Our practice group works with clients to deal with government regulations and enforcement impacting business sectors as varied as energy, healthcare, banking and employment among others. Our Criminal Defense, Compliance & Investigations Practice Group members have worked with numerous state and federal government agencies and have handled all phases of investigations ranging from grand jury subpoenas in criminal investigations to audit requests in civil enforcement actions and trials.
Our attorneys have managed hundreds of criminal and governmental investigations and effectively resolved dozens of criminal and civil jury trials in state and federal court.* The chair of the practice group, Sanford C. Coats, served as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma from 2009-2016 and as an assistant U.S. Attorney from 2004-2009. Practice group members have also evaluated and developed compliance programs and conducted internal investigations regarding a wide variety of regulatory issues, including:
- Medicare fraud and billing audits
- Environmental matters
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
- Anti-Kickback and Stark Act
- False Claims Act
The Criminal Defense, Compliance & Investigations Practice Group attorneys possess the skill set and experience needed to guide clients through the intricacies of parallel proceedings that are unmatched in Oklahoma and the region. By seamlessly combining the group’s experience with knowledge from other firm attorneys, Crowe & Dunlevy can provide comprehensive solutions to all aspects of complex criminal and quasi-criminal investigations.
As part of the firm’s extensive suite of legal services, our “emerging but very robust” practice group has experience dealing with allegations of professional negligence and other parallel proceedings arising from or related to criminal litigation.**
Headquartered at the Crowe & Dunlevy office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, we work with clients across the country and globally. Through Crowe & Dunlevy’s exclusive membership in Lex Mundi, the firm has affiliates in every state in the United States and more than 100 countries—we can handle virtually any matter anywhere.
Contact us for more information regarding criminal defense, compliance and investigations.
*Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its merits.
**Crowe & Dunlevy provides no input for Benchmark Litigation methodology. View information about the selection process online.