Craig Carpenito

Craig Carpenito is co-leader of the firm’s Government & Internal Investigations Group. His practice is focused on governmental and corporate investigations, securities regulatory and enforcement matters, white collar criminal defense, health care investigations and complex civil litigation. Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Craig served as both an assistant U.S. attorney in the Securities and Health Care Fraud Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey and as senior counsel with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s New York Regional Office.

Craig has extensive experience in counseling both public and private companies, as well as highly regulated entities in the financial services and health care industries, through critical situations. Craig routinely represents both corporate and individual clients in investigations by the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, OFAC, IRS, HHS, as well as FINRA, the CME, and various State’s Attorney General’s Offices.

Craig is also a trial lawyer with substantial experience in all phases of litigation, including the successful trial of numerous complex matters to verdict.

Craig has recently been named a Rising Star as one of the top white collar defense and government/internal investigations attorneys under the age of 40 in the industry by both Law360 and Super Lawyers.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Government & Internal Investigations, 2) Securities Litigation, 3) Litigation, 4) Corporate & Business Transactions, 5) Financial Services Litigation, 6) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Violations and 7) Health Care Litigation
Law School Seton Hall University, J.D., 2000
Education Rider University. B.A., 1996
Bar Member / Association New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
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