Howard C. Vick Jr.

Toby heads the firm's white collar group. Since joining McGuireWoods, his practice includes all aspects of the white collar practice, from providing counsel on compliance programs, conducting internal investigations and audits, to the handling of trials. Toby has 32 years of trial experience and has tried more than 60 jury trials. He has tried cases in Federal courts in the Eastern and Western District of Virginia, the Southern Districts of Florida and Texas, the District of Louisiana and the State Courts of Virginia. He provides ongoing advice to several major corporations regarding corporate compliance programs. He has conducted multiple internal investigations for the firm’s large corporate clients and has been involved in the drafting of compliance programs for major corporate clients.

Toby has handled cases that involved the defense of investigations in the areas of export violations, tax fraud, money laundering, immigration, healthcare fraud, securities laws, antitrust, false claims, FCPA and environmental crimes. He has represented clients in proceedings brought by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, the Departments of State and Commerce, and multiple state agencies.

His public sector experience, prior to joining the firm, includes service as the elected Commonwealth's Attorney, Henrico County, Virginia; head of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia’s Organized Crime-Drug Enforcement Task Force; head of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida’s (Miami) Organized Crime-Drug Enforcement Task Force; member of the DOJ’s Organized Crime Strike Force in New Orleans; Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney in Arlington, Virginia; and Assistant Attorney General, Commonwealth of Virginia (Richmond).

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Areas of Practice 1) Government, 2) Regulatory and Criminal Investigations, 3) False Claims and Qui Tam, 4) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and 5) White Collar Defense
Law School University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1979
Education Georgetown University, B.S., B.A., 1975
Bar Member / Association Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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