The investigations cost companies hundreds of thousands of dollars to defend, and resulted in the firing of several high-level executives.
Ruehle, You Are a Free Man —A Broadcom Saga: My Fight for Justice. Likewise, cynical government prosecutors have many incentives to pursue media-defamed businessmen, also regardless of guilt: convictions bring prosecutors journalistic adulation, departmental promotions, lavish private-firm job offers, and even political power.He has represented clients in their most formidable and difficult lawsuits and investigations, including the following: Mr. He has conducted internal investigations for accounting firms in SEC and PCAOB matters, which have included FCPA, fraud, breach of contract and negligence issues. Marmaro routinely is retained by broker-dealers in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations by the DOJ, SEC, FINRA and the New York attorney general involving IPO allocations, market timing and revenue recognition issues.Marmaro currently is representing a Kuwaiti logistics company against a criminal indictment and civil False Claims Act charges in one of the largest government contracting cases ever brought by the U. He also has represented audit and special committees of public companies in connection with internal investigations into various allegations. In addition, he has served as the president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the co-chairman of the Central District’s Attorneys Delegation to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and as the co-chairman of the Trial Practice Committee of the ABA’s Litigation Section. Marmaro also has taught civil trial practice at Southwestern Law School. Marmaro served as a law clerk to a federal judge in the Southern District of New York and as an assistant U. attorney in the Central District of California, where he was an assistant chief of the Criminal Division. Marmaro conducted and supervised numerous grand jury investigations and successfully prosecuted both individuals and companies for business-related crimes, and successfully argued numerous appeals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.The pay was tiny, but a generous option grant offered the promise of great wealth if the company succeeded.The burgeoning company was hiring most of its employees on the same terms: few dollars but lots of options. “Two individuals could start a week apart and each have their options priced at their respective start dates.