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Ballard Spahr LLP

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded practice with an increasing reputation for strength across a breadth of complex criminal proceedings. Called on by individual clients and corporations from a range of industry sectors to defend DOJ and SEC investigations and allegations including criminal antitrust, financial fraud and criminal tax matters.

Strengths

"The team was fantastic," says a client. "They were professional and hard-working."

One interviewee highlights the team's "calm and reassuring demeanor."

Another source adds that the lawyers "have a seamless team approach."

Work highlights

Represented Kemp & Associates in criminal proceedings alleging that the client conspired to allocate the market in violation of the Sherman Act.

Notable practitioners

Bradley Gershel advises on the full gamut of white-collar proceedings, acting for both individuals and corporate entities.
"He is very knowledgable on the facts and the case, and is an all-around good lawyer.""His technical knowledge and ability to connect on a personal level are significant."

Charles Stillman brings decades of experience handling all manner of white-collar defense work. During his long career, he has handled trials, regulatory investigations and appellate proceedings for clients from a wide variety of industries.
"One of the giants of the Bar." "A fantastic lawyer."

James Mitchell counts multiple criminal trials within his impressive experience, and is frequently called on to defend allegations such as securities and bank fraud, money laundering and criminal antitrust.
"A tenacious advocate who really leaves no stone unturned." "He has a lot of experience and has seen different twists and turns in the investigative world."

Marjorie Peerce is managing partner of the firm's New York office and a seasoned criminal litigator with experience handling complex criminal investigations involving a broad array of significant allegations.
"A go-to person for the representation of employees in very difficult situations." "Diligent, tenacious and thoughtful." "Her experience in both criminal defense and cryptocurrency matters make her among the best criminal defense attorneys in the country."

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Overview

Ballard Spahr represent clients at all stages of white collar criminal proceedings, from responding to grand jury subpoenas to trial, appeal, and post-conviction litigation. When retained during the investigative stage, our attorneys have a long track record of success in resolving the matter without the filing of any criminal charges. At the same time, clients can count on us to employ winning strategies when cases go to trial.

Our New York litigators are particularly well known for their work in white collar matters. We have represented numerous public figures, leading political leaders, prominent members of the bench, Fortune 500 corporations, and financial services firms and their executives in a range of high-profile, high-stakes litigation and investigations. They have wide-ranging experience in areas including white collar defense, complex civil litigation, securities enforcement, and professional liability.

The group includes former prosecutors, in-house lawyers, and law clerks to federal judges, all of whom have years of experience in private practice. 

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Ballard Spahr LLP

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Location

1675 Broadway

19th floor

New York

New York

USA

NY 10019-5820

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Bradley Gershel
Associates to watch
Charles Stillman
Senior Statespeople
James Mitchell
Band 3
Marjorie Peerce
Band 2