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Brandt Leibe specializes in white-collar criminal defense, government investigations and related matters. A partner in our Special Matters and Investigations practice, Brandt represents clients in investigations and litigation.

Brandt represents clients in investigations of all kinds, including government criminal investigations, complex civil investigations and corporate internal investigations. He also focuses on white-collar criminal defense and compliance counseling.

Brandt is experienced in matters related to healthcare law, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, consumer protection law, trade sanctions and antitrust law. He has also handled investigations involving U.S. Attorneys' Offices across the U.S., as well as several litigating divisions of the Department of Justice and many state attorneys general. Many of his matters have involved parallel regulatory and civil class action investigations or qui tam whistleblower litigation.

In addition, Brandt has experience with litigating cases in federal courts, from bankruptcy courts, district courts and courts of appeals up to the U.S. Supreme Court.

In 2015, Brandt was recognized and profiled as a Rising Star in the White-Collar Criminal Defense category by Legal360. He has also been recognized in the White-Collar Criminal Defense category by Legal 500.

Before joining the firm, Brandt served as a law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge J. Michael Luttig of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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Credentials

B.A., Davidson College

J.D., Yale University

Supreme Court of the United States

District of Columbia

Texas

Law Clerk, Judge J. Michael Luttig, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Law Clerk, Justice Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States

White-Collar Criminal Defense


Legal 500

Rising Star: White-Collar Criminal Defense


Law360, 2015

News

In the News · Source: Law360

April 22, 2015
Rising Star: King & Spalding's Brandt Leibe

In the News · Source: Law360

March 27, 2015
Law360 Names Top Attorneys Under 40

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Matters

Represented Johnson & Johnson in a global resolution of multiple DOJ investigations, including criminal misbranding allegations and the settlement of False Claims Act allegations in seven qui tam complaints. Led the concurrent settlement of administrative claims by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General through a Corporate Integrity Agreement; state claims alleged by Medicaid Fraud Control Units; and multi-state and individual state consumer protection claims and lawsuits.

Conducted Foreign Corrupt Practices Act diligence on behalf of an international telecommunications company following several large acquisitions.

On behalf of several leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, resolved investigations into promotional practices by the DOJ and multiple U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, the FDA, the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, and various state attorneys general, as well as parallel federal False Claims Act qui tam litigation.

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Represented Johnson & Johnson in a global resolution of multiple DOJ investigations, including criminal misbranding allegations and the settlement of False Claims Act allegations in seven qui tam complaints. Led the concurrent settlement of administrative claims by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General through a Corporate Integrity Agreement; state claims alleged by Medicaid Fraud Control Units; and multi-state and individual state consumer protection claims and lawsuits.

Conducted Foreign Corrupt Practices Act diligence on behalf of an international telecommunications company following several large acquisitions.

On behalf of several leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, resolved investigations into promotional practices by the DOJ and multiple U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, the FDA, the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, and various state attorneys general, as well as parallel federal False Claims Act qui tam litigation.

Advised Fortune 250 energy companies on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and related internal investigations.

Represented a medical device manufacturer in parallel DOJ and SEC investigations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues.

Led internal investigations into allegations of corruption in Latin American countries on behalf of several large corporate clients.

Conducted Foreign Corrupt Practices Act due diligence for mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector on behalf of a Fortune 500 company.

Represented a leading energy services company in an internal investigation into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues and advocacy before the DOJ and SEC.

Successfully resolved parallel civil and criminal investigation by the DOJ on behalf of a physician-owned hospital.

Represented a global financial institution in parallel investigations by the DOJ, SEC, New York Federal Reserve Bank, New York Department of Financial Services, and other domestic and foreign regulatory agencies.

Served as counsel to the Independent Consultant for a national bank in the Independent Foreclosure Review overseen by the OCC and the Federal Reserve Board, to advise on federal and state mortgage servicing laws, including issues related to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

Represented Fortune 100 financial institutions in parallel investigations by the DOJ and other agencies, such as the SEC, IRS and OCC, as well as parallel class action litigation.

Insights

Article · Source: The Corporate & Securities Law Advisor

June 21, 2017
Corporate Compliance Guidelines

Client Alert

February 28, 2017
DOJ Issues New Corporate Compliance Guidelines

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News

In the News · Source: Law360

April 22, 2015
Rising Star: King & Spalding's Brandt Leibe

In the News · Source: Law360

March 27, 2015
Law360 Names Top Attorneys Under 40

View all

Matters

Represented Johnson & Johnson in a global resolution of multiple DOJ investigations, including criminal misbranding allegations and the settlement of False Claims Act allegations in seven qui tam complaints. Led the concurrent settlement of administrative claims by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General through a Corporate Integrity Agreement; state claims alleged by Medicaid Fraud Control Units; and multi-state and individual state consumer protection claims and lawsuits.

Conducted Foreign Corrupt Practices Act diligence on behalf of an international telecommunications company following several large acquisitions.

On behalf of several leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, resolved investigations into promotional practices by the DOJ and multiple U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, the FDA, the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, and various state attorneys general, as well as parallel federal False Claims Act qui tam litigation.

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Matters

Represented Johnson & Johnson in a global resolution of multiple DOJ investigations, including criminal misbranding allegations and the settlement of False Claims Act allegations in seven qui tam complaints. Led the concurrent settlement of administrative claims by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General through a Corporate Integrity Agreement; state claims alleged by Medicaid Fraud Control Units; and multi-state and individual state consumer protection claims and lawsuits.

Conducted Foreign Corrupt Practices Act diligence on behalf of an international telecommunications company following several large acquisitions.

On behalf of several leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, resolved investigations into promotional practices by the DOJ and multiple U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, the FDA, the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, and various state attorneys general, as well as parallel federal False Claims Act qui tam litigation.

Advised Fortune 250 energy companies on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and related internal investigations.

Represented a medical device manufacturer in parallel DOJ and SEC investigations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues.

Led internal investigations into allegations of corruption in Latin American countries on behalf of several large corporate clients.

Conducted Foreign Corrupt Practices Act due diligence for mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector on behalf of a Fortune 500 company.

Represented a leading energy services company in an internal investigation into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues and advocacy before the DOJ and SEC.

Successfully resolved parallel civil and criminal investigation by the DOJ on behalf of a physician-owned hospital.

Represented a global financial institution in parallel investigations by the DOJ, SEC, New York Federal Reserve Bank, New York Department of Financial Services, and other domestic and foreign regulatory agencies.

Served as counsel to the Independent Consultant for a national bank in the Independent Foreclosure Review overseen by the OCC and the Federal Reserve Board, to advise on federal and state mortgage servicing laws, including issues related to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

Represented Fortune 100 financial institutions in parallel investigations by the DOJ and other agencies, such as the SEC, IRS and OCC, as well as parallel class action litigation.

Insights

Article · Source: The Corporate & Securities Law Advisor

June 21, 2017
Corporate Compliance Guidelines

Client Alert

February 28, 2017
DOJ Issues New Corporate Compliance Guidelines

View all

News

In the News · Source: Law360

April 22, 2015
Rising Star: King & Spalding's Brandt Leibe

In the News · Source: Law360

March 27, 2015
Law360 Names Top Attorneys Under 40

View all

Credentials

B.A., Davidson College

J.D., Yale University

Supreme Court of the United States

District of Columbia

Texas

Law Clerk, Judge J. Michael Luttig, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Law Clerk, Justice Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States

White-Collar Criminal Defense


Legal 500

Rising Star: White-Collar Criminal Defense


Law360, 2015