Federal Inspector General Investigations

Our seasoned team has represented dozens of companies, executives, and current and former officials in inspector general investigations.


  • Representing financial institutions in connection with several high-profile inquiries by the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program and the Treasury Department Inspector General arising from the financial crisis or federal contracts.
  • Representing a government contractor in a Department of Energy Inspector General investigation into alleged retaliation against a former employee.
  • Representing an energy company in a Department of the Interior Inspector General investigation into potential conflicts of interest.
  • Representing a former senior employee at the SEC in an SEC Inspector General investigation regarding leasing issues.
  • Representing an SEC employee and a law firm partner in separate SEC Inspector General investigations.
  • Representing the subsidiary of a utility holding company in an investigation by the Inspectors General of the General Services Administration and the Small Business Administration into an alleged conspiracy to obtain federal contracts.
  • Representing a contractor for the US Agency for International Development in a Department of Justice investigation into a contract for the provision of services in Iraq following a referral from the USAID Inspector General.
  • Representing an oil and gas client in a Department of the Interior Inspector General investigation with respect to Clean Water Act issues and potential debarment.
  • Representing a senior US Postal Service official in a USPS Inspector General investigation relating to compensation issues; at the conclusion, no charges were brought against our client.
  • Representing a crop insurance company in a joint Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Justice Inspector General investigation into alleged False Claims Act violations in the crop insurance program.
  • Advising major pharmaceutical companies with respect to negotiations with the HHS Inspector General concerning exclusion and corporate integrity agreements in connection with resolution of False Claims Act and related allegations.

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