Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Approximately 650 lawyers work in nine offices across three continents, within integrated global practices, serving clients around the world. Our lawyers prioritize developing a deep understanding of the business of our clients. We then pursue each matter with both intensity and creativity to achieve optimal results.
Debevoise’s White Collar and Regulatory Defense Group excels in high-profile, complex representations for clients facing corporate crises. The group’s depth of experience and global reach means it works strategically and effectively with international clients to anticipate and respond to risks, swiftly identifying the root of any problem.
The team’s expertise includes defending against criminal prosecutions and civil enforcement actions, securities related litigation, conducting internal investigations, negotiating complex global settlements, and facilitating cooperation with government regulators.
The team also routinely counsels clients regarding preventive measures, compliance programs and the collateral consequences of criminal proceedings.
The Group is made up of highly experienced partners in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, and Washington, D.C. It is one of the few in the market to have exceptional capabilities across geographies.