Eric Becker represents international and domestic clients in white collar criminal matters, government enforcement actions and internal investigations. He also has extensive complex litigation experience, engaging in all aspects of the dispute resolution process including settlement negotiation, pleading preparation, written discovery, motion practice, electronic discovery matters, and appellate practice.
Eric began his career as a White Collar lawyer at an international law firm where he served as served as counsel to a bankruptcy trustee charged with effectuating the liquidation of a major Wall Street investment firm. Upon joining Squire Patton Boggs, Eric continued working on high-profile litigation matters and oversaw portions of a client’s national bankruptcy remediation initiative.
Eric also has experience working on high-profile investigations and enforcement matters for public and private organizations. Eric served as counsel to the FCPA Compliance Monitor of Weatherford International Ltd., a large multinational corporation in the oil and gas industry, to monitor its FCPA Compliance Program in connection with a deferred prosecution agreement and settlement with the SEC and DOJ. In this role, Eric traveled domestically and internationally to conduct employee interviews, evaluate compliance training program, and assess the effectiveness of the company’s anti-corruption compliance program. Eric served as a principle author of the Monitor’s reports and frequently interacted with in-house counsel to evaluate the company’s consent order performance. Eric also assisted in a months-long investigation concerning the use of E-Rate dollars by an Ohio school district.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Eric J. Becker