Government Investigations

With the government’s focus on increased legislation and related regulatory enforcement comes the risk of being subjected to a government investigation. The cost to a company’s reputation and finances can be enormous. Miller Johnson attorneys are well-versed and experienced in handling matters starting with inquiries, continuing with civil and regulatory investigations, and often leading into trials and appeals.

Miller Johnson attorneys have been retained both by corporations and individuals investigated by state and federal governmental agencies. Our experience includes:

  • Anti-kickback statutes
  • Antitrust violations
  • Environmental protection
  • False Claims Act and qui tam actions
  • Financial institution fraud
  • Health care fraud
  • Immigration violations
  • Procurement fraud and FDA matters
  • Product regulation
  • Tax evasion and investigations

Miller Johnson attorneys counsel clients with a full-range of services. In conducting internal investigations, we employ objective fact-finding and detailed examination to gain information to detect and remedy problems. Through compliance audits, we are able to identify risks and propose an action plan to manage them.

Our litigators recognize that improved coordination among government agencies and regulators in addition to the increase in whistleblower plaintiff attorneys have resulted in an upsurge in judgments and settlements. We have significant trial experience defending clients in complex cases in the courtroom. We help clients facing inquiries determine a swift and appropriate response to the investigation in addition to navigating them through options such as self-reporting wrongdoing and settling claims with repayment. Clients appreciate that our response and valuable work done on their behalf often goes unnoticed by the public and media.

Through our broad experience, we have developed good working relationships with attorneys representing agencies at all levels, from local government bodies to state and federal agencies. We have earned a well-respected reputation also in both the federal and state courts. Overall, we strive to provide minimal disruption to you and your business during regulatory inquiries, enforcement actions, and civil or criminal litigation.