Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations: Ethical Risks and Pitfalls
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Lisa advises domestic and international financial institutions in navigating complex and novel regulatory, transactional and enforcement challenges. She is experienced in responding to civil investigative demands, defending agency enforcement actions, and conducting internal investigations. Lisa advises on financial services regulation and financial technology, representing both bank and non-bank financial companies in developing new products and applications. She represents several financial services trade associations, assisting with public positions and comments on domestic and cross-border issues. Prior to Jones Day, Lisa was deputy general counsel at Freddie Mac and deputy office director and head of regulation, legislation, assessments, and finance and funding at the FDIC. She also served as banking and finance counsel at Department of the Treasury during the George H.W. Bush administration.
Patrick Linehan's diverse practice focuses on representing corporate and individual clients in both civil litigation and criminal investigations and prosecutions. He defends clients in all phases of government investigations and prosecutions against allegations of securities fraud and regulatory violations, False Claims Act violations, FDA and healthcare fraud, antitrust fraud, and tax fraud, and others. Patrick has also litigated civil cases in both federal and state courts and before arbitration panels spanning a broad range of areas, including securities, breaches of fiduciary duty, employment, government contracts, False Claims Act, copyright, and general commercial matters. He is a recognized practitioner in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and securities litigation by Legal 500 US and DC Super Lawyers.
Greg Greubel represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, ranging from proactive counseling to litigation. Greg has represented employers in federal court, state court and administrative agency proceedings in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
In law school, Greg served as a legal intern with the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, representing clients appealing denials of unemployment compensation. He also interned in the employment division of Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, advocating for low-income employees on various employment issues.
Before pursuing his law degree, Greg was involved in labor and employment law as a legislative intern in the Labor Office of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.