Former DoJ Fraud Section Attorney Adds to White Collar Division
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 6, 2023―Tarsha A. Phillibert has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Trial Practice Group in its Washington, D.C. office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Phillibert was a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section.
“The strength of our Trial Practice Group is a hallmark of Duane Morris and our already-stellar white-collar defense capabilities are enhanced by Tarsha Phillibert, who will contribute deep experience as a federal litigator,” said Duane Morris Chairman and CEO Matthew A. Taylor. “Within a continually evolving and complex legal and regulatory landscape at both the state and federal levels, Duane Morris is very well-resourced with attorneys with the knowledge and relationships to respond to any type of client request.”
“Our team of former federal and state-level prosecutors is collaborative, diverse and very attuned to the current pace of civil and criminal activity. Tarsha is joining our strong group here at Duane Morris, and we are so pleased that she has selected Duane Morris for the next phase of her career,” said Sharon L. Caffrey, co-chair of Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group. “In this current environment of increased regulatory scrutiny and internal investigations, businesses are being more proactive and solution-oriented, and we are pleased to add Tarsha to our team roster,” added Wayne A. Mack, co-chair of Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group.
“We welcome Tarsha to our full-service Washington office,” said Patrick D. McPherson, managing partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
While at DOJ’s Fraud Section, Phillibert identified, investigated and prosecuted complex international white-collar matters, including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), money laundering, wire fraud, healthcare fraud, and the Bank Secrecy Act. These matters involved corruption-related offenses that encompassed every significant industry sector and geographic region. Phillibert coordinated investigations with domestic regulators, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as law enforcement counterparts around the world.
“I’m excited to join the talented attorneys at Duane Morris and am looking forward to taking advantage of the firm’s expansive platform for this next chapter of my career,” said Phillibert.
Phillibert is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 2006) and Boston University (B.A., 1998).
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