Experience

    • Kaestner Family Trust in winning a unanimous Supreme Court victory in North Carolina Department of Revenue v. Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust, involving an attempt by North Carolina to tax a nonresident trust based solely on the fact that a beneficiary of the trust, who had not yet received any distributions, lived in the State.
    • Keppel Offshore & Marine in an internal investigation and coordinated resolutions with the U.S., Brazilian and Singaporean criminal authorities in relation to corrupt payments to Petrobras and other Brazilian officials.
    • Deutsche Bank in ongoing investigations by the Department of Justice and other government authorities into various issues related to certain current government officials, associated individuals, and related entities.
    • Twitter in Department of Justice and Congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
    • FanDuel in defending Attorney General actions seeking to prohibit the fantasy sports contests it sponsors as illegal gambling.
    • FanDuel in a review of the company’s internal controls, standards, and practices.
    • The former U.S. Deputy Attorney General and Acting Attorney General in Congressional investigations related to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
    • The former CEO of a Fortune 20 financial institution in a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee and related document requests.
    • An online pharmacy and its CEO in an indictment relating to illegal importation and sale of prescription drugs.
    • The former CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals in government investigations and civil securities class actions and other litigation relating to the company’s restatement and sales practices.
    • A leading financial institution in government investigations into Russian money laundering activity.
    • The former Prime Minister of Bermuda in a long-running investigation into allegations of fraud and corruption.
    • A global technology company and its former General Counsel in litigation involving encrypted data on a mobile device and related Congressional testimony.
    • The owners of a South American construction company in U.S. investigations related to the Lava Jato investigations in Brazil.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, 2000, J.D.
  • Princeton University, 1995, B.A.