— Government Litigation and Investigations
Based on a combined 16 years at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and on the Executive Staff of the New York State Attorney General, we understand government lawsuits and investigations. We have extensive experience representing clients in regulatory proceedings and False Claims Act cases. We also represent government agencies in high stakes litigation.
Representative matters include:
Represented an apparel importer in the defense and settlement of a false claims action alleging the underpayment of customs duties.
Represented employees of a federally funded job placement center accused of defrauding the government by misrepresenting the number of successful job placements achieved.
Assisting a major real estate investment and management company in responding to a subpoena from the New York State Attorney General in an environmental contamination matter.
Represent the New York State Departments of Health and Environmental Conservation, and the Office of the State Comptroller in high-profile lawsuits relating to regulatory and constitutional challenges, and government enforcement disputes.