RK&O has more than 25 years of experience representing lawyers, multinational law firms and in-house legal departments in claims involving attorney conduct. We have a particular expertise on matters that arise out of criminal investigations, regulatory enforcement and civil litigation in the financial services industry. more +
The issues that our clients face in these matters are unique and complex, as attorneys face different conduct and ethics standards in regulatory and criminal investigations. With extensive knowledge in criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters, our attorneys are uniquely qualified to guide our clients through the hair-raising and often competing issues that attorneys and firms face in the execution of their business, and during any internal investigation of potential misconduct. Our expertise includes:
We take a holistic approach to these matters, focusing on the immediate problem at hand and anticipating issues that may arise in the future. We also advise our clients on adopting safe guards and procedures that will help them steer clear of potential liabilities.
We are creative, discerning lawyers with the depth of experience to know when and how to press our arguments in different areas. We also are a firm of high integrity, exemplified by one of our firm founders sitting on the First Department Disciplinary Committee and another partner having more than two decades of experience drafting opinions addressing legal ethics issues. This gives us significant credibility when advocating for our clients.