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Noam A. Kutler

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Noam Kutler is an associate in the government enforcement group in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on government enforcement, complex civil litigation, and white collar matters. He has had extensive experience on False Claims Act and financial services litigation. He also regularly represents companies and individuals in connection with regulatory enforcement investigations and proceedings conducted by the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, and other regulators. He has represented companies and individuals in both federal and state court. Mr. Kutler also has experience conducting complex internal investigations and counseling clients on corporate governance and compliance matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Kutler served as the senior speechwriter for Israel’s ambassador to the United States. Mr. Kutler was also a legal intern in the enforcement group at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division during law school.

Mr. Kutler represents clients on a broad range of enforcement, litigation, compliance, and investigation matters. Some of his experiences include:

  • Successful representation of a major financial institution and several of its employees in a SEC investigation and subsequent Administrative Law hearing concerning allegations of insider trading by former employees.
  • Defending a major financial institution in multi-million dollar False Claims Act litigation concerning mortgage origination practices for government-insured loans.
  • Represented a financial institution during an investigation by the Special Inspector General for TARP (“SIGTARP”) and subsequent qui tam False Claims Act litigation, after the government declined to intervene.
  • Represented several clients in Justice Department investigations concerning allegations of False Claims Act and FIRREA violations involving mortgage servicing practices.
  • Counsel to the Independent Review of the Freeh Report related to former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
  • Represented an individual who was the subject of a larger Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation being conducted by his company, the SEC, and the DOJ.
  • Successfully represented a financial institution in a SEC investigation concerning its underwriting practices for Residential Mortgage Backed Securities.
  • Handled a habeas petition for a pro bono client before the Eastern District of Virginia and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.