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Grant Nichols focuses on white-collar criminal litigation and government investigations. A partner in our Special Matters and Investigations practice, Grant defends individuals and companies in a variety of investigations by federal and state government authorities, as well as by congressional committees.

Grant works with clients facing government investigations conducted by various divisions of the Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorneys' Offices and the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as by state agencies, state attorneys general and investigative committees of the U.S. Congress.

In addition, Grant advises on crisis management for individuals and corporations in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, criminal tax, False Claims Act and other matters. He also handles white-collar criminal litigation, corporate internal investigations and the development of compliance programs.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Grant worked for the DOJ as a Special Assistant to the Attorney General, and also for the White House Counsel's Office as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Counsel.

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Credentials

B.A. Political Science, University of New Mexico, cum laude

J.D., The University of Texas at Austin, with honors

District of Columbia

New Mexico

Phi Beta Kappa

Lena Clauve Award


University of New Mexico

Matters

Representation of a Special Committee of an Indonesian-based energy group in an investigation into anticorruption allegations of payments made to Indonesian authorities.

Representation of an international financial institution in a tax investigation conducted by the DOJ, U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and its New York Department of Financial Services–appointed monitor.

Representation of a major oilfield services company in a multinational investigation (in Africa and the Middle East) into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Representation of a Special Committee of an Indonesian-based energy group in an investigation into anticorruption allegations of payments made to Indonesian authorities.

Representation of an international financial institution in a tax investigation conducted by the DOJ, U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and its New York Department of Financial Services–appointed monitor.

Representation of a major oilfield services company in a multinational investigation (in Africa and the Middle East) into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Represented Toyota in connection with House and Senate Committee investigations relating to allegations of unintended acceleration, including preparing individuals for interview sessions with government officials.

Represented a major shipping company in an investigation into possible violations of the False Claims Act.

Conducted an internal investigation into operations of a Central Asian joint venture, and advising a principal to that same joint venture on potential third-party engagements.

Represented a medical device manufacturer in an industry-wide criminal and civil inquiry into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Counseled companies on compliance issues related to increased enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Matters

Representation of a Special Committee of an Indonesian-based energy group in an investigation into anticorruption allegations of payments made to Indonesian authorities.

Representation of an international financial institution in a tax investigation conducted by the DOJ, U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and its New York Department of Financial Services–appointed monitor.

Representation of a major oilfield services company in a multinational investigation (in Africa and the Middle East) into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

See more
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Matters

Representation of a Special Committee of an Indonesian-based energy group in an investigation into anticorruption allegations of payments made to Indonesian authorities.

Representation of an international financial institution in a tax investigation conducted by the DOJ, U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and its New York Department of Financial Services–appointed monitor.

Representation of a major oilfield services company in a multinational investigation (in Africa and the Middle East) into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Represented Toyota in connection with House and Senate Committee investigations relating to allegations of unintended acceleration, including preparing individuals for interview sessions with government officials.

Represented a major shipping company in an investigation into possible violations of the False Claims Act.

Conducted an internal investigation into operations of a Central Asian joint venture, and advising a principal to that same joint venture on potential third-party engagements.

Represented a medical device manufacturer in an industry-wide criminal and civil inquiry into allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Counseled companies on compliance issues related to increased enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Credentials

B.A. Political Science, University of New Mexico, cum laude

J.D., The University of Texas at Austin, with honors

District of Columbia

New Mexico

Phi Beta Kappa

Lena Clauve Award


University of New Mexico