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White Collar Defense

Overview                                                   
OUR PRACTICE

Gair Eberhard’s lawyers have decades of experience in handling white collar defense, including federal and state criminal investigations and prosecutions, SEC, CFTC, FINRA, and exchange enforcement investigations and prosecutions, and other regulatory investigations.

We have defended a wide variety of federal criminal cases including alleged bribery and extortion, tax evasion, mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, securities and commodities fraud, and insider trading. Clients include elected officials, cities and villages, bankers, lawyers, business people, accountants and Fortune 500 companies. We have a deep understanding of how to represent officers, executives, and directors of corporations.

We have defended numerous firms and individuals in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, including in multiple “spoofing” cases, matters involving complex derivatives and auction-rate securities, Ponzi scheme cases, and matters involving alleged trading violations, such as wash trading and market manipulation, and registration, accounting, custodial, and reporting violations.