Career Highlights

 
 
 

  • President, Federal Bar Association, South Carolina Chapter (2016-2017)
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of South Carolina (1991-2000)
  • White Collar Criminal and False Claims Act /Qui Tam Defense Practice (2001 – Present)
  • 2 Not Guilty Verdicts in Complex Federal White Collar Criminal Trials (Antitrust and Environmental)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer
  • Multiple Consecutive Selections for South Carolina Super Lawyers®
  • President Elect, Federal Bar Association, South Carolina Chapter (2015-2016)
  • Co-Chair and Founder, Federal Bar Association / S.C. Qui Tam Section (2015-2016)
  • Board Member, Federal Bar Association Qui Tam Section (National) (2015-2016)
  • Council Member, S.C. Bar Health Care Section (2014-2015, 2015-2016) (Secretary)
  • Volunteer Mentor, Federal Drug Court Program (Bridge) (2015)
  • Board Member and Co-Chair of Criminal Section, Federal Bar Association / S.C. (2014-2015)
  • Chairman, Merit Selection Panel for U.S. Magistrate Judge, Charleston (2014)
  • Top Ten Attorney Award – National Academy for Criminal Defense Attorneys (2014)
  • Executive Board, Charleston County Bar Association (2001-2004, 2006-2007, 2011-2012)
  • United States Magistrate Judge Selection Panel (2007)
  • Permanent Member, 4th Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Co-Author, Health Care Fraud and Collateral Consequences, 2d Edition (S.C. Bar 2011)
  • Co-Author, Federal and State Securities Enforcement (S.C. Bar 2008)
  • Co-Author, Computer and Intellectual Property Crimes (S.C. Bar 2003)
  • Appellate Experience, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals and S.C. Supreme Court
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. cum laude (1991)
  • Law Review, The Order of the Coif, Order of the Wig and Robe