White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. The Firm, which has more than 1800 lawyers working in 39 offices in 26 countries around the world, has a long history as a global firm, allowing it to be uniquely positioned placed to help clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are. As a pioneering international law firm, the Firm’s cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for its clients. In both established and emerging markets, White & Case lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, and provide important insights into the local business environment combined with extensive experience in multiple jurisdictions. The Firm advises a wide range of clients and works with some of the world's most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.
Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The form provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading business, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm has grown from a two-person law offices formed in 1890 in Philadelphia to a sophisticated, large law firm with a national and international practice.
Pepper Hamilton LLP’s White Collar Litigation & Investigations team includes a highly skilled group of former judges, federal and state prosecutors, and experienced corporate counsel.
This team brings unparalleled expertise and judgment to legal representation in these areas:
- White Collar Defense and Regulatory Enforcement
- Corporate Investigations
- Business Integrity, Compliance and Ethics
Our services are complemented by our alliance with Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC (FGIS), a global risk management firm. FGIS serves a diverse range of organizations in many industries, working to reduce risk in today’s increasingly dangerous and complicated global marketplace.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP is an international law firm widely recognized for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix and Washington.
Kevin Petrasic is a partner in the Banking practice of White & Case LLP and head of the Firm’s Global Bank Advisory group. He advises banks and financial firms on regulatory, transactional, compliance, supervisory, enforcement, legislative, and policy issues. His clients include domestic and foreign banks, investment banks, private equity and hedge funds, investment managers and advisers, securities firms, insurance companies, payments companies, and FinTech firms.
Kevin has extensive experience in Dodd-Frank compliance, bank holding company regulation, credit card and consumer financial compliance laws, UDAAP issues, data privacy and data breach issues, compliance laws impacting payments systems, mergers and acquisitions, anti-money laundering issues and OFAC compliance, bank powers and activities, legislative matters, mortgage market regulation, and corporate governance.
He has over 20 years of government experience, including serving as Special Counsel, Managing Director of External Affairs, Director of Congressional Affairs, Legislative Counsel, and Assistant Chief Counsel at the US Treasury Department's Office of Thrift Supervision, as well as Counsel to the former US House Banking Committee.
Richard J. Zack is a partner in the White Collar and Corporate Investigations and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Zack was chief of commercial and consumer fraud and deputy chief of economic crimes for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. There he supervised all consumer and commercial fraud cases, including mortgage investment, securities and corporate fraud. Before that, Mr. Zack was deputy chief of the criminal division and an Assistant U.S. Attorney.
Mr. Zack represents businesses, educational institutions, nonprofits and individuals facing investigation by federal and state law enforcement authorities, and government regulatory agencies. Mr. Zack also represents businesses and individuals who have been victims of crimes.
Anthony Rapa (Washington) is of counsel in Steptoe’s Washington office, where he is a member of the International Regulation & Compliance Group. His practice focuses on economic sanctions and export controls, including matters arising under US, EU, and UK regulatory regimes. He has extensive experience with counseling clients on complex cross-border transactions, conducting global internal investigations, development of corporate sanctions compliance policies, conducting regulatory due diligence in support of international mergers and acquisitions, and submission of voluntary disclosures and license applications to US regulators. Mr. Rapa previously practiced in Steptoe’s London office, and is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales. He is a frequent contributor to the Steptoe International Compliance Blog.