Sean P.J. Coyle

Sean Coyle is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in helping clients navigate white collar criminal and enforcement matters, and the related lawsuits and regulatory proceedings that often come with them.

Mr. Coyle returned to Latham after serving as an Assistant US Attorney in the Major Frauds Section of the US Attorney’s Office in San Diego, where he investigated and prosecuted cases involving virtually every kind of fraud, including securities and insider trading, defense procurement, health care, tax and bank fraud, as well as obstruction of justice and money laundering crimes. As a prosecutor, Mr. Coyle worked extensively on criminal matters involving parallel enforcement and qui tam proceedings with agencies such as the SEC, the FDIC, and the Department of Health and Human Services. Mr. Coyle also served as the Southern District’s Health Care Fraud Coordinator, responsible for overseeing the district’s healthcare and life sciences-related fraud investigations.

Mr. Coyle has significant trial experience, including, as a prosecutor, trying one of the largest corruption and defense procurement cases in the history of the Southern District of California. Mr. Coyle has also briefed and argued a number of cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Thought Leadership

Mr. Coyle has given presentations regarding corporate compliance, anti-corruption policies, and government investigation and enforcement trends. He has also given a number of interviews for television and print media.