Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and Fraud Litigation

  • Representation of vendor to charitable organization investigated for high-profile kickback scheme.
  • Representation of United Nations vendor in RICO action alleging damages against defendants in excess of $125 million for an alleged bribery and bid-rigging scheme to obtain United Nations contracts.
  • Defense of individual and entities in RICO action brought by multinational Japanese company alleging widespread scheme to defraud through submission of false invoices by vendors and inside personnel.
  • Defense of individual in RICO action brought by academic publishers.
  • Representation of senior executive at non-profit foster care agency during criminal investigation concerning falsification of records to maintain New York City contracts.
  • Representation of individuals in federal investigation of medical testing procedures at publicly-traded company.
  • Representation of individual accused of receiving kickbacks in connection with construction projects.
  • Representation of retail brokerage manager in federal “squawk box” investigation, which involved unauthorized use of confidential proprietary information.
  • Representation of prominent real estate developer and financier in federal and state proceedings arising out of default due to allegedly forged loan guarantees.
  • Obtained New York judgment in excess of $31 million against Texas-based defendants on behalf of our clients, a defrauded individual and investment fund.
  • Defense of hedge fund in $1 million dispute concerning fraudulent sale of securities by rogue employee

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