Government Enforcement Experience

  • Supervised nationwide, multi-district litigation against national banks and mortgage servicers that resulted in the US$25 billion National Mortgage Settlement
  • Assisted with joint DOJ-FTC case asserting UDAP claims against Bank of America that resulted in a US$108 million settlement
  • Advised senior government officials on civil enforcement actions against financial institutions for false claims and fraud on government sponsored entities
  • Assisted with multi-agency fraud investigation into mortgage securitization practices
  • Led multi-district health care fraud investigation concerning over US$100 million in claims by a provider group
  • Assisted with False Claims Act case against a compounding pharmacy that resulted in US$22.5 million settlement
  • Assisted with False Claims Act case against furniture importer for evading anti-dumping claims
  • Prosecuted bankruptcy and investment fraud scheme targeting immigrant communities 
  • Assisted with multi-jurisdictional case against mortgage servicer for fraudulent endorsements of loan documents.
  • Assisted with pension fund fraud investigations
  • Represented the United States in numerous bankruptcy cases, including Solyndra, Lehman Brothers, AMR, Kodak, Yellowstone Club, and ASARCO
  • Assisted the Office of the Solicitor General with over a dozen matters before the Supreme Court

Restructuring Experience

  • Represented New Gulf Resources, an E&P company with assets primarily in the Eagle Ford shale formation, in its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented Global Geophysical Services, an international oil and gas seismic services provider, in its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented an offshore E&P company in connection with its out-of-court restructuring
  • Represented a private integrated upstream/midstream company in connection with its out-of-court restructuring 
  • Represented Hunt Consolidated in the sale of its interest in Oncor Electric Delivery through the Energy Future Holdings chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented NRG Energy in the acquisition of SunEdison’s distributed generation portfolio, which received the Power Finance & Risk Award for North America Power M&A Deal of 2016;
  • Represented NRG Energy in connection with the chapter 11 bankruptcy of its subsidiary, GenOn Energy, including the successful defense of a $620m fraudulent transfer claim
  • Represented ConocoPhillips in appeal before the Texas Supreme Court concerning successor liability and the assumption of contracts under 11 U.S.C. § 365
  • Represented various creditors in defending fraudulent transfer and preference claims