Over thirty years of successful legal defense.
White Collar Criminal DefenseA former prosecutor and big firm partner who defends entities and individuals in white collar criminal matters.
Government and Internal Investigations & Compliance
Clients rely on us to respond to and investigate allegations of historical and ongoing improprieties.
Complex Commercial LitigationWe handle complex commercial litigation, injunctions, trade secret cases, IT breach allegations, First Amendment, and False Claims Act claims, especially involving health care issues.
Administrative Actions and AppealsWe defend claims of wrongdoing wherever they originate.
We are a Pittsburgh-based law firm that works
tirelessly for our clients. We specialize in:
Recent Success Stories
- Defended licensed professional health care provider specialists in federal criminal and regulatory enforcement proceedings;
- Advised eight subjects of a statewide investigating grand jury inquiry into historical allegations on due process and fundamental fairness/privilege grounds;
- Defended the CEO and CFO of a for-profit health care provider against allegations of violating the Federal False Claims Act.
- Represented an extradited technology expert on criminal computer charges brought in two different federal court districts;
- Successfully defended a community bank in federal Department of Justice and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency investigations into Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering allegations;
- Obtained deferral of federal health care fraud charges brought against an individual medical practitioner;
- Represented the owner of a health care clinic in a federal fraud and Diversion case in federal court;
- Successfully resolved a major business’s protest of private penalty assessments by a credit card issuer following a data breach, and helped remediate key IT issues stemming from it;
- Defended a national specialty pharmaceutical provider against False Claims Act allegations initiated by a qui tam “relator” in federal court;
- Opposed FDA allegations regarding fundamental safety issues for a medical device manufacturer;
- Won the dismissal of a libel case in federal court on behalf of a nationally-recognized former entertainer;
- Obtained Pretrial Diversion of federal narcotics charges for licensed providers.