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Carolina A. Fornos

Carolina A. Fornos

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

New York, NY, USA


Carolina Fornos is a partner in the Litigation practice at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and is located in the New York office. She focuses on Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense, having spent almost nine years in the Civil and Criminal divisions of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. During her time as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division, Ms. Fornos was responsible for investigating and prosecuting federal crimes ranging from money laundering and violations of the Bank Secrecy Act, to bank fraud, tax fraud, bribery, health care fraud, and narcotics trafficking. During her time as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division, Ms. Fornos handled a wide range of federal investigations and litigation matters from inception through appeal, defending the interests of the United States in employment matters, tort cases, challenges to interpretations of federal statutes and regulations, constitutional tort cases, and cases brought under the Freedom of Information Act. Ms. Fornos also investigated and prosecuted health care fraud, drug diversion, and cases arising under the False Claims Act, Fair Housing Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act.

As a federal prosecutor, Ms. Fornos handled more than one hundred criminal and civil cases in the Southern District of New York and numerous appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Fornos worked in the Office of the White House Counsel from November 2010 to April 2011, where she helped vet potential candidates for presidential appointments.

Ms. Fornos was an associate at Pillsbury until 2006 when she left to work at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Civil Division.

Carolina A. Fornos is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Discovery (2017) - Pretrial Practice 2017, Friday, May 05, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions - Pretrial Practice 2017, Monday, May 08, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions - Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions, Monday, May 08, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions - Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions, Monday, May 08, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Pretrial Practice 2017, Friday, May 12, 2017, New York, NY
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