Carlos F. Ortiz is a member of the Litigation and White Collar Defense teams and his work has a particular emphasis on white collar defense and investigations. He uses his prominent 15-year background as a high-level federal prosecutor to assist clients with matters relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), high-risk tax controversies, offshore tax issues, anti-money laundering, e-commerce fraud, healthcare fraud, as well as allegations of fraud against government agencies and financial institutions. Over his career in private practice he has secured the declination of criminal charges for corporate and individual clients. On several occasions he has prevented the referral of charges for the target of criminal tax investigations.
Carlos is recognized in Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations Law. “His white-collar defense practice demonstrates strength in a range of criminal tax proceedings and investigations, for which he has developed a leading reputation. He is described as ‘the dean of the tax defense practice area – he’s the go-to guy.’ ”
Articles in the National Law Review database by Carlos F. Ortiz