Recent Antitrust Representations

Fortune and Global Fortune 100, 200 and 500 companies and their executives routinely turn to Lisa for assistance in price-fixing, bid rigging and market allocation conspiracy matters. For over two decades, she has successfully prosecuted or defended clients in nearly every major criminal cartel investigation by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. Lisa has represented companies and individuals in a variety of sectors, including the automotive, aircraft and ocean transportation, telecommunications, semi-conductors, pharmaceuticals, construction, chemicals, industrial products, real estate and technology, and other electronic components industries. Representative antitrust matters include:

  • Pfizer and its subsidiary Greenstone in a massive criminal investigation by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, as well as sprawling litigation brought by 48 State Attorneys General and private civil plaintiffs, in connection with the generic pharmaceutical industry
  • A US company in coordinating a global defense in a price-fixing investigation by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, the European Commission and Brazil's Administrative Council of Economic Defense
  • A German automotive parts manufacturer in a criminal cartel investigation by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and the European Commission
  • A UK-based technology company in a criminal customer allocation and no-poaching investigation by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, the Canada Competition Bureau and the UK Serious Fraud Office
  • Multiple Japanese manufacturers and individuals in criminal price-fixing investigations by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in the automotive parts industry

Recent Crisis Management Representations

Companies in crisis look to Lisa to provide proactive, business-focused counseling that anticipates and manages issues in the court of public opinion, the board room, or a government investigation. Recent representations include:

  • Co-lead counsel in the representation of the US professional women’s soccer club in an internal investigation, culture and compliance review; and defense of the termination of a former head coach for sexual harassment and other misconduct in connection with parallel investigations by the US Soccer Federation, the Players Association, and the National Women’s Soccer League
  • Co-lead counsel in the representation of a co-founder and former CEO of farm-to-table meat company in connection with a US Department of Justice grand jury investigation and civil litigation relating to allegations of workplace harassment, sexual abuse, and fraudulent behavior
  • Lead counsel in the representation of a global financial technology company in an internal investigation of its Spanish and Lithuania subsidiaries relating to allegations of workplace bullying, retaliation, and regulatory noncompliance
  • Co-lead counsel in the representation of the Special Committee for Workplace Responsibility for an international video and technology company in connection with a series of allegations relating to sexual harassment, toxic working environment, and poor compliance practices
  • Co-lead counsel in the representation of a Special Committee for a New York and London technology company relating to an internal investigation of its CEO for gender discrimination and creating a culture of silence

Recent White Collar & FCPA Representations

Lisa defends clients and conducts internal investigations in a number of other substantive areas, including accounting manipulation, commercial bribery, foreign labor practices, healthcare, insider trading, off-label marketing, securities fraud, tax and other federal and state regulatory matters. Lisa also has extensive experience in all facets of the FCPA investigations, defense and compliance. She has directed and conducted cross-border investigations of FCPA and other anti-corruption and related compliance matters. Her practice is global in scope, with experience in Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, India, Israel, Ghana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Thailand and Venezuela. Representative matters include:

  • Several current and former employees of a major pharmaceuticals company in connection with the criminal prosecution of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes and Sunny Balwani for alleged wire fraud
  • A global pharmaceuticals company in connection with the criminal prosecution of a third party for fraud and conduct relating to unauthorized distribution of certain drugs in the Northern District of California
  • A foreign individual in a high-profile criminal investigation by the US Department of Justice and the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York
  • A US nuclear power company relating to its compliance program for joint ventures and third-party agents throughout Africa
  • A top US food company in an FCPA assessment of its global operations in Mexico, Venezuela, China, and Thailand and evaluation of FCPA compliance program