Kobre & Kim

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Premier white-collar defense firm, possessing significant trial experience. Offers clients a broad array of expertise across issues including healthcare fraud, accounting fraud and public corruption, enjoying a fine reputation for its work on behalf of clients in the financial services sector. Also noted for its strengths in both internal and governmental investigations, including those with a cross-border component, notably those involving Latin America, the UK and Hong Kong.

Strengths"They are very detail-oriented and are able to jump into a case and synthesize the documents very quickly," notes a source.

Interviewees comment: "They take on difficult cases and achieve exceptional results."

Work highlights Acted for employees of a multinational company under investigation for corruption.

Notable practitioners

Adriana Riviere-Badell focuses her practice on representing senior executives in government investigations, as well as conducting internal investigations. A client comments: "She is relentless, extremely diligent, creative with problem solving and communicates extremely well."

Andrew Lourie is a go-to for senior executives facing allegations of misconduct brought by various governmental bodies. "He is an exceptional lawyer," notes an interviewee, explaining: "He is smart, creative, detail-oriented - he's the full package. He anticipates government concerns and addresses them before they become problems."

Matthew Menchel "has tremendous experience in the field of criminal defense," comments an impressed interviewee, adding: "He is assured and persuasive in the courtroom before juries and judges." He continues to win praise from all corners of the market for his representation of clients facing investigation by the DOJ and SEC. He is also an experienced trial lawyer.