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Practice Areas

Complex Commercial and Fraud Litigation


Media and intellectual property

Health care


Mergers and acquisitions

Corporate employment matters

Corporate asset recovery

White Collar Criminal and Regulatory Defense

Trial and grand jury representation

Complex financial crimes

Securities and commodities fraud

Tax violations

Health care/false claims


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations

International Emergency Economic Powers Act investigations

Internal Investigations

Prosecutorial and accounting backgrounds

Small, mid-cap and not-for-profits

Business units of large-cap corporations


White Collar Criminal and Regulatory Defense

Gage Spencer & Fleming has significant experience in the trial and defense of white collar and economic crimes. As a result of Mr. Gage's service in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, we regularly represent senior corporate officers and leading entrepreneurs in federal and state criminal and regulatory investigations and trials. Our involvement encompasses:
  • Investigations and proceedings conducted by the Department of Justice, various district attorneys' offices, SEC, FINRA, New York Stock Exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange/Chicago Board of Trade, Federal Reserve Bank, New York's Attorney General's Office and Office of the State Comptroller (New York), among other regulatory agencies.
  • Representation of senior officers and entities in connection with complex, multi-jurisdictional health care investigations. Representation of senior executives in connection with global and domestic antitrust investigations.
  • Representation of individuals and entities in connection with multifaceted investigations by the IRS and various state taxing agencies. Representation of corporate clients and securities firms, and their employees, with regard to subpoena compliance and testimony before grand juries and at trial.
  • Representation of individuals in prosecutions of crimes relating to securities and commodities fraud, tax fraud and union-related Taft-Hartley investigations, among others.
  • Representation of executives in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations arising from alleged conduct in all major continents.
  • Representation of individuals in International Emergency Economic Powers Act investigations arising from transactions in the Middle East and Asia.
  • Senior partner serves on the Corporate Compliance and Mediation Subcommittee of the White Collar Crime Committee of the New York City Bar Association.