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White-Collar Criminal Defense

Neal & Harwell was one of the first firms in the country to specialize in white-collar criminal defense and investigations. For nearly 50 years, Neal & Harwell attorneys have defended high-profile, high-stakes criminal cases. Our white-collar criminal defense team of attorneys conduct internal investigations for major corporations and entities, including board of directors, audit committees, corporate officers and governmental agencies. Our team strives to resolve matters with the relevant authorities before charges are filed to reduce or eliminate criminal exposure and publicity, however if charges are filed, our team is prepared to represent our clients in all stages of federal and state proceedings.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2020 “Best Law Firms” recognizes Neal & Harwell a Tier 1 Regional firm for Criminal Defense: White-Collar. Our team of attorneys collaborate across practice groups to successfully and thoroughly guide our clients through initial investigations, grand jury proceedings, trials and, if necessary, appeals.

Neal & Harwell represents corporations and individuals in a broad variety of white-collar criminal matters, including:

  • Medicare/Medicaid fraud
  • Mail/Wire fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Criminal tax fraud
  • Securities violations
  • Bribery
  • Antitrust
  • RICO
  • Labor and environmental crimes
  • Anti-Kickback Regulations
  • Campaign laws
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Notable Representation:

  • Defense of Ford in the Pinto case prosecution
  • Defense of John Landis in the Twilight Zone case
  • Defense of Eddie DeBartolo in the Edwin Edwards case
  • Defense of Pilot Flying J in federal investigation and criminal indictment of employees


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