Practice Areas

Investigations and White-Collar Defense

Ritzert & Leyton represents companies and their executives in a variety of federal and state investigations and prosecutions in sensitive areas.  We have successfully handled matters involving:

  • Title IV violations and compliance
  • Government contracting or eligibility
  • Mail and wire fraud
  • Procurement fraud
  • Tax offenses
  • Forfeitures (civil and criminal)

We provide comprehensive legal services in such matters and are frequently retained by clients to provide services that require:

  • Representation in federal and state trials
  • False Claims Act (government or qui tam) defense
  • Regulatory defense
  • Independent investigations of internal operations
  • Independent investigations in support of acquisitions
  • Compliance and internal-controls reviews and audits
  • Representation in congressional and other legislative investigations

To learn more about this particular practice, please contact Steven M. Gombos.