Quinn Emanuel is a business litigation firm of more than 650 lawyers—the largest in the world devoted solely to business litigation and arbitration. Its global white collar and investigations practice represents companies, boards of directors, and individuals in investigations, sensitive matters, corporate crises, litigation, and other disputes involving the federal and state governments of the United States and governments of Europe, South America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
The firm's recent engagements include acting as lead counsel to Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht S.A. in what the U.S. Department of Justice has called “the largest-ever global foreign bribery resolution” and acting as lead counsel to Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL) in connection with investigations by U.S. and Swiss law enforcement of alleged corruption in international football. The firm also recently obtained dismissal with prejudice of federal corruption and extortion charges against its client Maureen McDonnell, the former First Lady of Virginia, after a victory in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning her convictions. And in 2015, the firm prevailed at trial on behalf of Joseph Sigelman, the former CEO of PetroTiger, in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case. The firm has also represented, among others, BTG Pactual, BSI SA, EFG Bank, Mubadala Development Co., Trafigura, and former Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steven Miller in investigations and other white collar matters.
Among other recognitions, Quinn Emanuel's investigations practice was named “White Collar Practice of the Year” two years in a row for 2015 and 2016 by Law360 and “Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year” for 2015 by Global Investigations Review. Its partners are regularly recognized as among the elite white collar defense lawyers in the world by publications such as the New York Times, Financial Times, Valor, Chambers, Benchmark Litigation, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Law360, and Best Lawyers.
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