Robert L. Peabody
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Peabody is a successful criminal defense attorney in New York and Massachusetts, where he is a well-known son of a former governor. After seven years as a state prosecutor and eight years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Mr. Peabody turned to criminal defense work in Massachusetts, focusing on white collar matters involving corporate clients and individuals facing regulatory action and litigation on the state and federal levels.
Over nine years in Massachusetts and his previous five years in New York City, he has built an extensive practice representing companies and their management in securities, health care, tax, labor, and corporate wire, mail, and bank fraud matters. He also has broad experience representing pharmaceutical and other health care/medical professionals in investigations of illegal kickbacks, off-label marketing, and Medicare/Medicaid fraud before both state and federal regulators. In addition, he has defended financial executives before the Securities and Exchange Commission in options backdating, insider trading, accounting, and related tax and securities fraud allegations as well as companies and individuals facing government investigations of the Taft-Hartley Act and illegal labor racketeering, campaign finance, bribery, perjury, money laundering, and conflict of interest conduct. Mr. Peabody has had particular success representing college students throughout the country in Title IX investigations as well as defending allegations of plagiarism, cheating, assault, and other violations of honor code/academic violations. While at Jackson Lewis, Mr. Peabody has also represented colleges and universities investigating internal Title IX violations.