Matthew Laroche is special counsel in Milbank’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. An accomplished former federal prosecutor, Mr. Laroche has extensive experience as a trial and appellate lawyer through his public service as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Laroche’s practice focuses on white collar defense, regulatory investigations, complex civil litigation, and cross-border litigation. His experience in the government informs his representation of corporations, financial institutions, boards of directors as well as individuals conducting sensitive internal investigations and facing high-stakes interactions with governments and private actors in the United States and abroad. With a specific background in multinational settings, financial corruption, and cybercrime, Mr. Laroche regularly advises clients facing critical and novel legal challenges.
During his nearly seven years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Southern District of New York, Mr. Laroche investigated and prosecuted some of the country’s most significant national security cases, including matters involving cybercrime, espionage, financial corruption, money laundering, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Foreign Agents Registration Act, sanctions evasion, international drug trafficking, and terrorism. Among the high-profile matters that he led include the years-long investigation and prosecution of a former US intelligence officer for cybercrimes and espionage in connection with the largest theft and unauthorized disclosure of classified information in the Central Intelligence Agency’s history.