White Collar Defense

Greenberg Gross LLP has been recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms” in the practice area of White Collar Criminal Defense by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. Our ranks include a number of former federal prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, including several who have served as Chief of that office’s Southern Division, Chief of the Appellate Section, and Deputy Chief of the Civil Fraud Section. As both prosecutors and defense counsel, our white collar defense lawyers have handled some of the largest and most high-profile criminal and civil fraud investigations and prosecutions in the country for both individuals and companies, including matters involving allegations of securities fraud, insider trading, healthcare fraud, financial fraud, embezzlement, and government contracting fraud, among other offenses. Our white collar defense attorneys also conduct internal investigations on behalf of companies seeking to ensure regulatory compliance, as well as companies that suspect employees may have engaged in fraud, embezzlement, or other misconduct.

In recent years, our high-stakes trial lawyers have represented:

  • One of the most famous entertainers in history in a high-profile criminal prosecution and in defamation litigation before the California Supreme Court, a federal appellate court, and other proceedings
  • The CEO of a medical provider funding corporation in the federal criminal investigation of an alleged billion-dollar fraud scheme
  • One of the country’s largest for-profit educational companies in federal and state criminal and civil investigations of alleged government contract fraud
  • One of the country’s largest behavioral health treatment providers in a federal criminal investigation and related civil litigation regarding alleged health care fraud and kickbacks
  • A prominent investment advisor in an SEC investigation into the alleged defrauding of NFL and Major League Baseball players
  • The former general counsel of a major manufacturing company in a federal investigation of suspected government contracting fraud