Government Investigations

DarrowEverett’s Government Investigations Practice represents individuals, corporations, senior executives, officers, board members, and other licensed, as well as unlicensed professionals subject to government investigations at local, state, and federal levels, as well as any criminal, civil, and administrative litigation and/or proceedings. We guide our clients through the investigation, resolution, and trial when necessary; however, some of our most significant victories are when we have thwarted any prosecution or civil litigation or have prevented the advancement of civil investigative demands.

The DE team has guided clients regarding subpoena compliance as well as testimony before regulatory agencies and grand juries. We advise our clients on the best approach to avoid possible civil liabilities, protect their personal and business reputations, and on how to mitigate the impact on their financial well-being.

The DE Government Investigations practice provides representation across a wide variety of subject matters, including but not limited to the defense, and in some instances, the prosecution of the following:

  • Antitrust Violations
  • Bank Fraud & Related Crimes
  • Election-Related Crimes
  • Investigations Against Public Officials
  • False Claims Act Issues
  • Health-Care Fraud
  • Corporate Theft & Bribery
  • RICO
  • Securities & Commodities Violations
  • Environmental Crimes
  • Privacy & Cybersecurity Issues
  • False Statements (pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1001)
  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Investigations
  • Tax Evasion or Fraud
  • Economic Espionage
  • Attorney General Investigations
  • Inspector General Investigations
  • Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
  • Mail & Wire Fraud
  • Department of Justice Investigations & Civil Investigatory Demands (CID’s)
  • Government Licensure Investigations & Sanctions

Practice Leaders

Julie M. Bradlow - Partner

Overview

Julie M. Bradlow is the Chair of DarrowEverett’s Tax Practice Group, and a Practice Leader for its Government Investigations Practice Group. Her background encompasses federal, state, and international tax planning, tax controversy, employee benefits, executive compensation, corporate law, and regulatory matters. Together with an understanding of such broad-based subject matter, Julie brings practical experience to solving complex problems for her clients.

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Tel: (704) 672-0605

Nicholas J. Hemond - Partner

Overview

Nicholas J. Hemond is a Practice Leader in DarrowEverett’s Litigation, Land Use, and Government Affairs Practice Groups. He concentrates his practice in the areas of litigation and government affairs where he regularly represents clients in civil, criminal defense, and family court matters. Nick has extensive experience in representing clients at administrative appeals, in administrative investigations and in commercial licensing matters. He is experienced in all levels of appellate litigation, including matters before the Rhode Island...

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Tel: (401) 453-1200

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