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Jennifer Chunias, a partner in the firm's Litigation Department, specializes in white collar criminal defense, False Claims Act litigation and investigations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and investigations, securities fraud, health care fraud, and complex business and financial litigation. She has defended a variety of investigations by federal, state and local law enforcement and regulators, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Massachusetts Securities Division, and FINRA, and has litigated civil and criminal cases in state and federal court.
Ms. Chunias has extensive experience representing corporations and individuals in connection with civil and criminal government investigations and prosecutions, most notably in relation to allegations of FCPA violations, FCA violations, health care fraud, securities fraud, insider trading, tax evasion, and money laundering. Such representations have resulted in declined prosecutions and favorable settlements.
Ms. Chunias also has extensive experience conducting internal investigations for public companies, audit committees, and other special board committees, including investigations into whistleblower complaints arising under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Dodd-Frank Act. In the FCPA context, Ms. Chunias has handled investigations for clients with operations in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Mexico, Russia, the Ukraine and Germany. She routinely works with clients on the development and implementation of appropriate policies and remedial actions to address compliance and internal control deficiencies identified through such investigations, and advises private equity and other clients on FCPA and other global corruption risks in the M&A due diligence context.
|Areas of Practice||1) White Collar Crime & Government Investigations, 2) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 3) Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement and 4) Business Litigation|
|Law School||Northeastern University School of Law|
|Education||University of Vermont (B.A., 1993)|
|Bar Member / Association||Massachusetts|
|Most recent firm||Goodwin Procter LLP|
Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.
Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.