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Adam S.  Hoffinger, Esq.

Adam S. Hoffinger is co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Group. Adam focuses his practice on complex civil and white collar criminal matters, including securities, health care, False Claims Act (“qui tam”), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), export sanctions, criminal tax, money laundering, antitrust and bankruptcy. He conducts internal investigations on behalf of corporate boards of directors, bankruptcy trustees and public authorities. He counsels corporations and individuals in compliance matters, government investigations, and Congressional and regulatory matters. He also represents corporations and individuals in high-stakes civil litigation. Adam has defended numerous high-ranking executives and general counsel from some of the world’s largest companies, as well as high-profile staff and members of the Senate, Congress, White House and various government agencies, faced with federal and state criminal investigations and indictments. Adam is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has successfully tried cases throughout the country.

Adam has been recognized in Chambers USA as “an absolutely fearless criminal defense lawyer” as well as for his “immense talent as a trial lawyer” and “strong advocacy skills,” in The Legal 500 US as “an aggressive trial advocate,” and in Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a “celebrated government investigations practitioner.” He has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Expert Guide to the World’s Leading White Collar Crime Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence, Global Investigations Review, Washingtonian Magazine and Washington DC Super Lawyers. Adam was named “Government Investigations Attorney of the Year” for 2015 and “Life Sciences Star” from 2013 to 2019 in LMG Life Sciences. In addition, he was recognized in the National Law Journal’s “Hot Defense List” for his jury trial victory on behalf of a former pharmaceutical executive in a criminal case charging conspiracy and violations of the federal Anti-Kickback statute. From 1985 to 1990, Adam served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He received the Director’s Award for Superior Performance from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in 1990. He is an adjunct professor at The George Washington University Law School and has been an instructor at Georgetown University Law Center’s National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) since 1992. He also serves on the alumni board of the Fordham University School of Law.

Programs by Adam S.  Hoffinger, Esq..

Each year private citizen suits under the False Claims Act have returned billions of dollars to Federal and State treasuries. These suits leverage the governments compliance enforcement resources and provide bounties to those individuals or entities ...

Program Number
3058
Program Date
2020-04-07
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsRegulatory and Administrative LawWhite Collar
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Over the last several years Americans have had a crash course in the role that whistleblowers play in compliance enforcement. No statute gives whistleblowers a greater role than federal and state false claims acts. These statutes not only allow the g...

Program Number
30170
Program Date
2020-06-22
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsArbitration & Alternative Dispute ResolutionComplex LitigationComplex Resolution StrategyConstitutional LawCovid-19Criminal Law & ProcedureCriminal Law & White CollarCriminal Practice & ProcedureFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleIn-House CounselLaw Practice ManagementLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsNegotiation SkillsRegulatory and Administrative LawTrial Skills
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CaliforniaColorado EFloridaGeorgiaNew YorkNew JerseyTexas Self Study