The attorneys at Nicholson & Eastin, LLP are highly skilled and experienced criminal defense attorneys who regularly defend individual and corporate clients facing criminal and regulatory investigations or prosecutions by Federal or state authorities. With decades of experience handling complex white-collar criminal cases, we have the experience to represent clients through all aspects of criminal cases and regulatory enforcement actions – from the first subpoena and the initiation of an investigation, through the grand jury stage, and at trial or an administrative proceeding. Our attorneys have handled cases involving a broad range of areas, including securities fraud, mortgage fraud, health care fraud, tax evasion, wire fraud, money laundering, controlled substance diversion and civil and criminal RICO, among others.
The term “white-collar crime” can be used to describe a wide range of offenses, usually focused on dishonesty, scams, or fraud in the financial industry. These crimes are non-violent in nature and are often committed by professionals under the guise of legitimate business dealings. White Collar Fraud can be charged as a federal or state crimes. A person accused of a white-collar crime can face up to 30 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines.
Examples of white-collar crimes include, but are not limited to:
For those who are the subject of white-collar criminal investigations, both business, and reputation are at risk. We understand that corporations are under increasing pressure to self-report corporate wrongdoing. When your company becomes aware of possible misconduct, the matter must be investigated thoroughly and quickly. Our white-collar crime practice group leverages experience as former Federal and state prosecutors to defend clients in investigations and guide you through the process. We aim to help your organization shrink the likelihood of any misconduct and proactively deal with the consequences of any wrongdoings.
Backed by years of experience and expertise, our white-collar criminal defense attorneys have negotiated and fought on behalf of our clients in hundreds of cases and our extensive experience in a wide range of scenarios makes us an asset to your team. Our lawyers have represented individuals and corporations in a wide range of white-collar criminal matters. The White Collar Criminal Defense services we provide our clients include:
At Nicholson & Eastin, LLP, we recognize the gravity of white-collar criminal investigations and prosecutions. Our white-collar crime practice group comprises former Federal and state prosecutors who bring valuable insights and perspectives to the defense process. We understand the pressures faced by corporations to self-report wrongdoing and the importance of conducting thorough and timely investigations when misconduct is suspected.
Our primary goal is to protect our clients’ interests by minimizing the likelihood of any misconduct and proactively addressing the consequences of any wrongdoings. We offer comprehensive legal services, including defense representation in federal and state courts, conducting internal investigations of alleged misconduct by employees and corporate officers, and assisting clients with corporate compliance audits and reviews to prevent enforcement actions.
Our team of attorneys includes former Federal and state prosecutors who are highly adept at quickly assessing a client’s situation in order to chart the optimal responsive course. Our familiarity with the criminal justice system and many of the key enforcement players puts us in a unique position to efficiently navigate to favorable resolutions in many cases. When a favorable pre-trial resolution cannot be reached, the attorneys at Nicholson & Eastin, LLP will not hesitate to mount an aggressive trial defense. Contact us today for a consultation.