Brendan Gaffney focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense and internal investigations, representing individuals and public and private entities, including large fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, small privately-held companies, partnerships, and governmental entities. He has experience conducting internal investigations on behalf of public and private entities involving various allegations of financial fraud, mail/wire fraud, health care fraud, bribery (including FCPA), theft of company funds, securities violations and other issues. He also has extensive experience investigating compliance issues and allegations of employer policy violations, including discrimination, harassment, bullying, and misuse of funds.
He also has represented entities and individuals in connection with civil, criminal, and regulatory investigations conducted by state and federal agencies involving a wide array of alleged wrongdoing including bank fraud, health care fraud, securities fraud, bribery, campaign finance violations, public corruption, violations of state and federal Anti-Kickback Statutes, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This experience extends to representing individuals under federal criminal indictment, negotiating plea agreements, and representing individuals through criminal sentencing.
Brendan is also an experienced civil litigator with extensive experience drafting motions, taking and defending depositions, and arguing hearings. Brendan’s civil litigation experience involves representing companies and individuals in litigation in state and federal court, including defending False Claims Act cases in which the United States has intervened.