The White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations attorneys at Shipman & Goodwin represent corporations and individuals in connection with a broad range of government investigations, enforcement actions, internal investigations, and white collar criminal litigation. The team, which includes former government officials, vigorously represents clients in all phases of government investigations, including regulatory examinations and administrative proceedings; grand jury inquiries; litigation; sentencing; and appeals. With decades of experience navigating the increasingly overlapping criminal and civil enforcement arms, we represent clients before federal and state regulators and officials including the DOJ, the SEC, FINRA, the FTC, the IRS, the FDA, OSHA, NIOSH, the EPA, the CT DEEP, (and other environmental/health and safety agencies in other states), federal and state banking regulators, state attorneys general, and state securities regulators.
With an eye towards averting charging actions, we work with our clients to conduct discreet but thorough internal investigations, and to develop and implement robust corporate compliance programs. Because reputation management can be as critical as the investigative outcome, we work with our clients to effectively manage their interests both in and out of the courtroom.
Our representations span a vast array of substantive areas, including: