AREA OF PRACTICE
Stephen Cook is a Partner and Practice Group Leader of the Firm's White Collar Defense & Government Investigation Practice Group. He is a former federal prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer who advises corporate and individual clients on complex civil and criminal matters, internal corporate investigations, grand jury investigations, and regulatory compliance matters. Steve has advised senior management and business owners facing civil, criminal and regulatory challenges in the health care, technology, energy, financial services, pharmaceutical, gaming, advertising, and alcoholic beverage industries, among others. He regularly represents clients in FCPA and corruption-related investigations, pre- and post-acquisition due diligence, and works with clients to evaluate, design and implement anti-corruption compliance programs.
As an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of California, Steve investigated and prosecuted numerous cases to verdict in federal court covering a range of issues, including cyber fraud, money laundering, human and narcotics trafficking, and national security-related offenses. Steve was also a member of the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, responsible for investigating and prosecuting threats of terrorist activity and terror financing networks.
Representative Criminal, Regulatory and Anti-Corruption Work
Representative Civil Matters
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