WASHINGTON, D.C.—The law firm of Baker Donelson has expanded its Government Enforcement and Investigations Group with the addition of Sean B. O’Connell as a shareholder in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
Mr. O’Connell represents corporate and individual clients in white collar and regulatory defense matters, including claims involving health care fraud, tax, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the False Claims Act (FCA).
Mr. O’Connell has directed both criminal and civil Department of Justice investigations. His practice includes providing compliance counseling, conducting internal investigations, navigating and countering government investigations, and defending against government allegations at every stage of litigation. He also regularly advises companies on the effectiveness of their compliance programs and assists companies facing investigations by enforcement agencies outside of the United States.
Mr. O’Connell received his law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.