Compliance and Internal Investigations

Compliance and Internal Investigations


Individuals and businesses operate in an increasingly aggressive environment of government enforcement. Recht Kornfeld has defended many prominent executives, companies and public officials against a variety of federal and state regulatory and law enforcement investigations and prosecutions. The firm’s lawyers, which include a former Assistant U.S. Attorney are able to rely on their decades of experience working both for and against the government to advise clients on how to best minimize business and individual risk. The firm represents clients at all stages of civil and criminal investigations. 


The firm regularly is retained by companies and boards to conduct sensitive internal investigations to determine whether any legal violations have occurred, minimizing the risks of criminal and civil liability to the corporation, its board of directors, and senior executives.  In addition to utilizing our significant experience to conduct investigations, we also help clients develop strategies for an appropriate response to allegations of misconduct or wrongdoing.


The firm’s substantive areas of expertise include:


  • Business Fraud and Breaches of Fiduciary Duties
  • Computer and Intellectual Property Crime
  • Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct
  • Election Law Violations and Compliance
  • Environmental Violations and Compliance
  • Export Control Act
  • False Claims
  • Financial Statement Fraud
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Issues
  • Foreign Law Matters
  • Forfeiture Matters
  • Government Contract Fraud
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Immigration Fraud and Employment of Non-Citizens
  • Sarbanes Oxley
  • Securities and Investment Fraud
  • Tax Violations
  • Theft and Embezzlement
  • Vendor Kickbacks


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