Carl H. Loewenson, Jr.

Partner | New York
(212) 468-8128

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Represented investment bank head and several other high-level officials in worldwide LIBOR investigations and litigations.

Represented a foreign bank in US DOJ investigation of alleged violations of US sanctions relating to Iran.

Conducted internal investigations and defended government investigations for multiple Fortune 500 companies involving allegations of bribery of foreign government officials

Represented the former chair of the compensation committee of the board of directors of UnitedHealth Group Inc. in government investigations and civil actions relating to allegations of stock options backdating, resulting in avoidance of action by the government and settlements favorable to our client in the civil actions.

Represented senior AML executives at multiple large financial institutions in separate US government investigations of AML practices and controls.

Conducted an internal investigation on behalf of the Audit Committee of the Supervisory Board of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. regarding anti-money laundering policies and practices at the bank's US dollar clearing unit.

Represented the former Chief Financial Officer of one of the largest national mortgage originators in DOJ and SEC investigations and related shareholder litigation arising from the 2008 financial crisis.

Represent the former CEO of a large national bank in SEC and DOJ investigations relating to disclosures of losses in the bank's mortgage portfolio.

Represented an auditor at a Big Four accounting firm in an SEC investigation involving allegations of securities fraud and improper professional conduct arising out of the audit of a public company at which members of top management were criminally convicted of engaging in a massive, collusive accounting fraud. After a Wells process, the SEC staff terminated the investigation without commencing an action against the client.

Advised major U.S. research university in criminal and civil investigation of alleged false claims relating to federal research grants and contracts.

As court-appointed receiver from 2000 to 2014, successfully led an effort to identify and recover $200 million that had been lost in a Ponzi scheme.

Represented multiple employees of a multinational bank in investigations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, state criminal prosecutors, SEC, CFTC, U.S. banking regulators and foreign regulators regarding an alleged scheme to overvalue a commodities derivative trading portfolio. Following multiple interviews with law enforcement and regulatory agencies, no charges were brought against clients.

Represented the Audit Committee of Interpool, Inc., a NYSE-listed company and one of the world's leading lessors of shipping containers and chassis, in an internal investigation arising from an accounting restatement.

For 13 years, represented Richard Rosario, whose conviction was vacated in March 2016 after he had served 20 years for a crime he did not commit. Case was featured in a Dateline NBC series and on the NBC Nightly News.

Chambers USA 2021

Recognized in Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (New York)