White Collar Criminal Defense
The Government Enforcement and White Collar Criminal Defense attorneys at Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. advise and defend corporations, directors, officers and employees in government investigations and white collar criminal prosecutions in various business contexts. The firm represents matters at every stage of the enforcement process including federal and state grand jury investigations, trials and appeals and before administrative tribunals, in arbitration and other dispute resolution proceedings against allegations involving fraud, privacy issues, securities, accounting, regulatory and shareholder derivative, and corporate governance issues. QPWB investigates and handles civil and administrative proceedings brought by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Fair Trade Commission, Internal Revenue Service, and other federal and state banking regulatory and state law enforcement agencies.
The industries QPWB serves include healthcare, defense, manufacturing, finance, education, construction, transportation, insurance, and technology.
Types of Representations
- Defend corporations, executives, physicians and attorneys against charges of white-collar crimes.
- False Claims allegations – QPWB represents companies, their boards, management, and individuals in False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam “whistleblowers” allegations.
- Assist clients with all aspects of internal investigations, including government-led inquiries and negotiations with the government.
- Represent clients in grand jury investigations and defend businesses and individuals in white-collar criminal investigation and prosecutions.
- Defend and counsel clients in litigation involving:
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations
- Corporate Governance issues
- Securities Fraud
- Bribery and Money Laundering
- Healthcare Fraud
- Public Corruption
- Defend corporations, their officers, directors and employees charged with violations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Department of Justice, SEC, and FINRA.
- Compliance programs – Structure and implement corporate policies ensuring protocols are aligned with the regulations and policies outlined by the government and its respective regulatory agencies.