DETROIT, MI—Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Mark Chutkow as Leader of the firm’s Government Investigations and Corporate Compliance Team. Chutkow, who will reside in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, comes to Dykema after serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for 24 years, including the past 17 in the Eastern District of Michigan.
As the leader of Dykema’s Government Investigations and Corporate Compliance practice, Chutkow will help companies and executives navigate through complex, high-stakes government enforcement and civil litigation matters. His practice extends from fraud, RICO, and corruption matters to environmental enforcement actions. Chutkow’s experience spans routine compliance audits, high-stakes, high-profile investigations, and courtroom litigation.
As a Federal Prosecutor, Chutkow first served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Seattle before transferring to the Eastern District of Michigan, where he headed the Public Corruption Unit and later the 85-prosecutor Criminal Division. In those roles, he investigated, tried, and supervised cases resulting in convictions of some of the most recognized names in local government. Chutkow also obtained and oversaw record-breaking criminal fines and penalties against global manufacturers and officials engaged in consumer fraud, corruption, and kickback schemes.