GermanoLawLLC offers extensive experience handling complex and sensitive financial and securities fraud investigations and other white-collar criminal matters at all stages, from a preliminary investigation, through the grand jury process, and complaint, indictment, trial and appellate stages of a case.  We advise and represent companies and individuals, and also work with law firms seeking a subject-matter expert, regarding internal investigations, white-collar criminal defense and SEC enforcement actions.

As the former Chief of Economic Crimes for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, and a Federal Prosecutor for 11 years who also previously worked in a large, multi-national law firm based in Manhattan, Judith Germano has significant experience handling all stages of complex financial fraud investigations and prosecutions.  She has directed and supervised hundreds of complex, high-stakes federal investigations and prosecutions, including matters involving:

  • Securities fraud (insider trading, Ponzi schemes, material misrepresentations and market manipulation)
  • Bank, wire and mail fraud
  • Employee embezzlement
  • Money laundering
  • Corporate and individual identity theft
  • Computer-related fraud and unlawful access
  • Theft of trade secrets and intellectual property
  • Credit card fraud
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations
  • Healthcare billing fraud
  • Accounting and tax fraud
  • Corporate and individual identity theft
  • Bribery, corruption, abuse of government assets
  • Export enforcement and compliance
  • Sensitive matters impacting national security