Mr Eric Sitarchuk > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
101 PARK AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10178-0060
United States

Work Department

Latin America Team; Litigation

Position

Eric represents clients in government investigations and white-collar litigation. With 30 years of experience in this area, he represents clients in a wide variety of white-collar criminal matters, False Claims Act (FCA) and qui tam litigation, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other complex federal and state investigations. Working with boards of directors, audit committees, and corporate management, Eric has conducted numerous internal investigations, and advised on the creation and implementation of corporate compliance and ethics programs. He serves as chair of the firm’s white collar and corporate investigations practice.  A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Eric defends clients in federal criminal and civil cases that allege healthcare fraud; defense contract fraud; FCPA violations and other official corruption; securities fraud; antitrust violations; import/export offenses; theft of trade secrets; money laundering; drug diversion; tax fraud; pyramid schemes; commercial bribery; and environmental violations. In defending organizations and individuals during US government investigations, Eric has persuaded prosecutors to take no action and close investigations of Fortune 500 companies, large healthcare institutions, and prominent lawyers, executives, and public officials. He has tried numerous cases.  Eric has been listed in International Who’s Who of Business Crime Lawyers (2003–2015) and International Who’s Who of Investigations (2014–2016).

Career

Eric brings government service experience to his practice. He worked as an Assistant US Attorney in the Criminal Division of the US Attorney’s office in Philadelphia. He also served as a Special Assistant US Attorney in the US Attorney’s office in Washington, DC, where he led the criminal investigation of federal law enforcement’s handling of the standoff at Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and its repercussions.

Education

Franklin & Marshall College; George Washington University Law School

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is well known in the market for its considerable experience in FCA matters and in representing clients caught up investigations by major enforcement authorities, such as the DOJ and SEC. The practice is active both domestically and internationally and acts for companies and individuals in litigation and on regulatory matters, criminal investigations and sanctions. The team is led by Philadelphia’s Eric Sitarchuk and Timothy Burke in Boston. Sitarchuk has over 35 years’ experience in white-collar crime, and federal and state investigations, while Burke is recommended for securities enforcement and litigation. Amy Schuh joined in Philadelphia from Cognizant in September 2021.