Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Corporate Crime & Investigations Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Well-regarded group with particular expertise representing large corporate clients from the financial services sector. Frequently called upon to assist with allegations of corruption and potential FCPA violations, as well as money laundering and spoofing. Handles internal investigations and Congressional investigations, in addition to representing clients before government agencies.

Strengths A market insider comments: "The practice is great; they're top-quality players in the space and you see them in all sorts of different cases. They're very much in demand."

Work highlights Secured a dismissal of civil charges concerning alleged wire fraud and money laundering on behalf of Republic National Distributing Company, following an earlier criminal investigation that also resulted in the dismissal of all charges.

Notable practitioners

James Benjamin is based in the firm's New York office and enjoys an excellent reputation for his experience in government investigations and enforcement proceedings.