We are very pleased to welcome Christine D. Mehfoud to the firm. Her practice focuses primarily on advising businesses and individuals responding to regulatory, civil and criminal investigations. She has substantial experience conducting large internal corporate investigations, representing clients in agency investigations and defending clients facing federal and state criminal and civil litigation. She has represented clients facing investigations by various state and federal government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Commerce, the Department of State, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Securities and Exchange Commission. She has participated in numerous internal investigations for corporate clients and the defense of criminal and regulatory investigations involving alleged violations of immigration law, export control laws, healthcare fraud, mortgage fraud, financial fraud, environmental crimes and theft of trade secrets.