White Collar, Investigations, and Compliance

Downey Brand attorneys have the experience to guide you, your company, and your board through high-stakes matters that require experienced attorneys to provide counsel and guidance in matters that pose significant legal and reputational risk.

Our white collar, investigations, and compliance group is experienced in advocacy, advice, and representation in wide-ranging government and internal investigations, parallel civil and criminal litigation, avoidance of risk, and compliance issues. These matters can be sensitive, and require comprehensive strategic legal advice, responsiveness, coordination between civil and criminal teams, and aggressive advocacy. Downey Brand attorneys have deep experience and significant capabilities to counsel you and your company through all stages of advice, investigation, litigation, and even trial.

Areas of focus and experience include:

  • Government investigations and enforcement actions (state and federal)
  • Internal investigations
  • White collar criminal defense
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act
  • Corporate Governance
  • Ethics & Compliance
  • False Claims Act
  • FCPA and Anti-Corruption

6 Attorneys

Annie S. Amaral


Sacramento 916.520.5243

Bradley C. Carroll


Sacramento 916.520.5299

Sean J. Filippini


Sacramento 916.520.5430

Sherry Hartel Haus


Sacramento 916.520.5490

Kevin J. Rooney


Stockton 209.472.3924

Sacramento 916.444.1000