Howard E. Heiss

Howard Heiss is a partner in O'Melveny's New York office and a member of the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice and the SEC Practice. Howard's practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, SEC, and other regulatory proceedings; corporate internal investigations; and federal and state trials. He represents clients in criminal and securities enforcement cases involving insider trading, accounting fraud, offering fraud, sales practice fraud, books and records violations, and other securities offenses. In addition, he handles a wide array of other criminal matters involving mail, wire, bank and tax fraud; money laundering; bribery; customs and immigration offenses; environmental violations; and other criminal charges.

Howard is recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of White Collar Crime & Government Investigations by Chambers USA (2005–14); was named a New York "Super Lawyer" in a survey conducted by Law & Politics Media Inc. (2006–10); and was selected by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2007–10).

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Areas of Practice 1) White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations, 2) Securities Enforcement, 3) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 4) Business Trial and Litigation, 5) Banks and Investment Banks, 6) Consumer Finance, 7) Industrial Manufacturing and Facilities and 8) Litigation
Law School Boston College Law School, J.D., 1976
Education University of Illinois, B.A., 1972
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
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