Ronald G. White

Partner | New York
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(212) 468-8016

Experience

Represented a high-ranking executive at one of the world’s largest hedge funds in connection with parallel criminal and civil cases in the Eastern District of New York alleging FCPA and securities law violations, a securities class action litigation in the Southern District of New York, and other related civil litigation.

Represent a Hong Kong business executive in connection with a high-profile FCPA investigation by the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Main Justice, the SEC and foreign regulators.

Represented credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s in connection with investigations and multi-billion dollar lawsuits by DOJ and the State of California alleging violations of the federal FIRREA statute and California consumer protection laws arising out of S&P’s rating of structured finance securities.

Represent the CEO of a media company in connection with the investigation of FIFA, soccer’s governing body, by the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

Represent Swiss private banking executives in connection with the DOJ/SEC investigation of a global financial institution for allegedly assisting American citizens to evade taxes and violate securities laws.

Represented a financial institution executive in connection with an investigation of tax shelters by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York which was described by the government as the largest tax evasion case in history.

Represented a corporate finance executive in connection with an accounting fraud investigation by the SEC and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Represented a hedge fund manager in connection with an investigation and enforcement proceedings by the SEC in the District of Connecticut.

Conducted an internal investigation and defended one of the largest U.S. banking institutions in connection with an investigation of banking and securities law violations by the SEC and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey.

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 U.S. dollar clearing unit.

Represented a freelance journalist in a defamation action brought by a former high-ranking Mexican government official arising out of a Forbes article titled “Top 10 Most Corrupt Mexicans of 2013.”

Represented satellite television distributor EchoStar in a $2 billion breach of contract action.


Chambers USA 2020-2021

Recognized for White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (New York)

Legal 500 US 2019

Recommended for Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense