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Leading White Collar Attorney Richard Smith Joins Quinn Emanuel’s D.C. Office

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White Collar attorney Richard Smith has joined Quinn Emanuel as a partner in the firm's Washington D.C. Office. Mr. Smith was previously a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, where he was Head of the United States Regulatory and Governmental Investigations Practice, and Chair of the firm's Global White Collar Crime and Government Investigations Practice Group, and the FCPA and International Anti-Corruption Practice Group. Mr. Smith specializes in white collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations. He also represents corporations and their employees in grand jury investigations, and criminal trials and regulatory hearings, transnational regulatory investigation and enforcement proceedings, federal and state criminal prosecutions, criminal antitrust investigations and prosecutions, and False Claims Act and healthcare fraud investigations. Before entering private practice, Mr. Smith was the former Principal Deputy Chief for Litigation of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division, where he supervised the litigation activities of all trial attorneys in the investigation, indictment, and trial of criminal matters involving violations of conspiracy, wire and mail fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, false books and records, obstruction of justice, money laundering, healthcare fraud, FCPA, and RICO statutes among others. He has been recommended by legal publications such as Legal 500 and was named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.