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Drawing on my experiences as a Counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder and an Assistant United States Attorney, I represent businesses, boards of directors, and individuals in sensitive, high-stakes government investigations, internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement matters.  After six years of service in the Department of Justice (DOJ), I returned to Covington in 2015 to help found the firm’s Los Angeles office.  Since then, I have advised clients facing scrutiny from the Justice Department (including the U.S. Attorneys Offices), the SEC, and other regulators for alleged criminal and civil violations of the False Claims Act (FCA) and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), as well as allegations of public corruption, mail and wire fraud, obstruction of justice, and espionage.  I have also advised companies and independent board committees in the aerospace and defense, automotive, technology, entertainment, and retail industries regarding internal investigations, including several recently that involved allegations of dysfunctional workplace cultures and ineffective internal controls.

I live in Los Angeles (too far from my native Detroit) with my wife and daughter.  I am licensed to practice law in California, the District of Columbia, and Michigan.


Covington & Burling LLP
1999 Avenue of the Stars
35th Floor
Los Angeles, California, US 90067
(424) 332-4754

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Areas of Practice

Internal Investigations
White Collar


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Leadership Positions

Diversity Initiatives Committee Legal Personnel Committee

Law School

University of Michigan Law School

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