Neal J. Stephens
Neal Stephens is a trial lawyer who focuses on white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation. Neal has experience responding to actions brought by the DOJ, the SEC, the FDIC, and other state and federal agencies. He also conducts internal investigations and counsels companies on compliance issues. Neal has defended clients on matters related to the FCPA, securities and banking fraud, data intrusions, misappropriation of trade secrets, antitrust, money laundering, insider trading, and unfair competition.Recent engagements include defending a CEO in parallel civil and criminal actions related to bank fraud allegations, defending a Fortune 500 company in a FCPA investigation related to events in Mexico, defending senior executives in a FCPA investigation related to events in China and Russia, representing an investment firm following a data intrusion of its computer network, providing counseling to Fortune 500 companies regarding anti-money laundering regulations and FCPA compliance, and defending a CEO and general counsel indicted in stock option backdating cases.