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Perkins Coie LLP

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What the team is known for

A strong white-collar group with nationwide scope that is recognized for its expertise in high-profile criminal trials as well as SEC and internal investigations, with additional capabilities in the FCPA area. Experienced bench of attorneys that includes a number of former state and federal prosecutors. Represents a broad client base, including banking, defense, energy and retail entities. Particularly adept at handling matters for pharmaceutical and technology companies, as well as those in the higher education sector.

Strengths

"The team has substantive knowledge, provides really practical advice and is very responsive," one pleased client notes.

A further interviewee adds: "They are very thoughtful and collaborative, and are extremely adept at dealing with complex subjects."

An additional client comments: "The firm has a deep bench in the white-collar space, understands our business unit and offers good strategy in the defense of our company."

Work highlights

Retained by The Ohio State University to lead an independent investigation into sexual misconduct allegations raised against a former OSU doctor.

Notable practitioners

Caryn Trombino represents clients in complex internal and external investigations, including those involving allegations of employee misconduct and fraudulent behavior. She regularly advises on CFTC enforcement actions
"She is a strong strategic thinker who is constantly thinking several steps ahead." "Caryn is an extremely hard worker and knows cases backwards and forwards. She is extremely dedicated and provides brilliant work product."

Pravin Rao is particularly noted for his strength in complex cross-border matters such as those involving anticorruption measures and cartel activity, as well as DOJ and SEC enforcement actions.
"He is extremely easy to work with and very responsive.""He is an expert in the space - he understands the language of government and has a great tone and demeanor with clients."

Regina LaMonica enjoys a growing reputation for her adroit handling of white-collar proceedings, including complex internal and government investigations involving allegations of fraud and FCPA violations.
"She has been a very trusted counsel - leading me through the process with good explanations, follow-ups and technical analysis."

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Overview

Perkins Coie's White Collar & Investigations practice successfully represents Fortune 100 companies and individuals in a wide range of complex matters at the federal, state and local levels, and advises clients on all aspects of corporate compliance programs. Collectively, the team’s tenure as recent federal and state prosecutors, SEC counsel, SEC Chief Litigation Counsel and attorneys from regulatory agencies, allows us to use our experience to successfully defend individuals and companies, both domestic and international, facing the most serious criminal and civil allegations, including health care fraud, securities violations, and antitrust violations, as well as False Claims Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) offenses.

We conduct sensitive, high-profile internal investigations for corporate clients and advise clients about proactively addressing industry and client-based probes to mitigate reputational, brand and litigation risk. We also design and implement corporate compliance procedures, provide training programs, and audit those procedures to measure compliance. 

We have managed numerous parallel criminal and civil proceedings with federal and state prosecutors as well as many government agencies and regulatory bodies, including the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Federal Reserve, Federal Trade Commission, Internal Revenue Service and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. 

Litigation

Perkins Coie LLP

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Location

131 South Dearborn Street

Suite 1700

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60603-5559

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Illinois

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Caryn Trombino
Up and Coming
Pravin B. Rao
Band 2
Regina LaMonica
Up and Coming