Gil M. Soffer is managing partner of Katten's Chicago office and national co-head of the White Collar Defense, Internal Investigations and Compliance practice. He also serves as hiring partner in the Chicago office. A former federal prosecutor, Gil provides experienced counsel to individuals and companies under investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other government regulators.
Gil's practice runs the gamut of white collar criminal and civil fraud matters, with particular emphasis on health care fraud, securities fraud and fraud involving government programs. Among other recent engagements, Gil successfully defended two former executives of a high-profile mortgage lending company in a fraud investigation by the SEC, convincing the agency not to pursue charges against either client; conducted internal investigations for two leading providers of higher education; represented a multi-state health care provider accused by the Department of Justice of anti-kickback violations and Medicare fraud; and defended Japanese and American executives in two separate antitrust investigations by the Department of Justice involving the Japanese automobile industry. Gil has also counseled corporations and their boards in connection with derivative class action litigation arising from allegations of fraud.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Gil M. Soffer