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Mayer Brown

71 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE, CHICAGO, IL 60606, USA
Tel:
Work +1 312 782 0600
Fax:
Fax +1 312 701 7711
Email:
Web:
www.mayerbrown.com

William Michael Jr

Tel:
Work +1 312 701 7653
Email:
Mayer Brown

Work Department

Litigation

Position

William "Bill" Michael is a partner and Co-Chair of the White Collar Defense & Compliance practice group. He is an experienced trial attorney with more than 100 jury trials in state and federal courts focusing on complex federal white collar and regulatory defense, civil and criminal health care fraud, anti-trust and complex internal investigations. He represents both individuals and corporations in these matters, including: Internal Investigations Criminal Antitrust Health Care Securities Fraud Criminal Tax Qui Tams Money Laundering Conspiracy Environmental Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Education

NOVA University, JD 1985 Gustavus Adolphus College 1982


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Mayer Brown's team, which leverages the firm's presence in London, Hong Kong and São Paulo, is co-led by Greg Deis and William Michael in Chicago, Kelly Kramer in Washington DC and Daniel Stein in New York. The group expanded in 2018, adding Audrey Harris in Washington DC, who joined from an in-house position with BHP Billiton and, in New York, Glen Kopp, who was hired from Bracewell LLP. Kramer is representing Fadi Nahas, former senior vice president of Anham, in a DOJ qui tam action alleging fraudulent inducements of the US Government to award defense contracts and the shipping of critical goods through Iran; the action was stayed pending the outcome of a parallel criminal investigation. Washington DC's Laurence Urgenson is representing Las Vegas Sands in connection with an FCPA investigation involving allegations from a former executive relating to conduct in Macau.

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