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Gil M. Soffer

Gil M. Soffer

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Gil M. Soffer is managing partner of Katten's Chicago office, national co-chair of the firm's Litigation practice and a member of the Board of Directors. A former federal prosecutor, Gil provides experienced counsel to individuals and companies under investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other government regulators.

Gil's practice runs the gamut of white collar criminal and civil fraud matters, with particular emphasis on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), health care fraud, securities fraud and fraud involving government programs. Among other recent engagements, Gil successfully defended two former executives of a high-profile mortgage lending company in a fraud investigation by the SEC, convincing the agency not to pursue charges against either client; represented one of the largest for-profit providers of higher education in investigations conducted by the FTC, DoE, and other agencies; defended a multi-state health care provider accused by the Department of Justice of anti-kickback violations and Medicare fraud; defended Japanese and American executives in two separate antitrust investigations by the Department of Justice involving the Japanese automobile industry; and represented in-house counsel in two separate FCPA investigations conducted jointly by the DOJ and SEC. Gil also has counseled corporations and their boards in connection with derivative class action litigation arising from allegations of fraud.

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