Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Corporate Crime & Investigations Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Distinguished litigation practice particularly adept at handling anticorruption and financial crime cases. Growing focus on cross-border investigations work, with recent involvement in high-profile bribery, corruption and money-laundering cases in Latin America, Europe and Asia. Also noted for involvement in significant FCPA investigations. Adept at handling criminal and civil enforcement initiatives as well as conducting internal investigations. Notably active on cases in the financial world, representing banks as well as private equity firms and sovereign wealth funds.

Strengths"They give top-notch advice," says a client, adding that "they really try to understand how you work and why you work that way, and build that into their advice."

Work highlights Represented Julius Baer in multiple DOJ investigations relating to allegations of money laundering, wire fraud and bribery involving oil and gas company Petróleos de Venezuela SA along with a number of third-party contractors, suppliers and Venezuelan government officials.

Notable practitioners

DC-based William Burck is cochair of the firm's investigations, government enforcement and white-collar criminal defense practice. Other leading practitioners include San Francisco-based John Potter and Los Angeles-based James Asperger.