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REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Robert J. Higdon Jr.

DOJ Experience

Led the investigation and prosecution of American presidential candidate for violations of federal campaign finance laws
Led the investigation and prosecution of sitting state senator for bribery and violations of federal campaign finance laws in conjunction with support for candidates in presidential primary;
Led the investigation of businessman who laundered funds from foreign prime minister into U.S. presidential campaign
Co-led the investigation and prosecution of individuals employed by a U.S. defense contractor and trainer for violations of U.S. export control laws
Co-led the investigation and prosecution of medical device manufacturer for intentional sale of adulterated products
Oversaw the investigation of major regional hospital for violations of Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement regulations
Personally prosecuted more than 2000 defendants for offenses including drug trafficking, violent crime, fraud, bribery, environmental crime, national security violations, human trafficking and intellectual property laws
Led 10 year effort to mentor and train prosecutors, defense counsel, judges and law enforcement officers in the Republic of Kosovo
Worked with U.S. Embassy personnel and members of Congress in The Philippines to enact consensual monitoring laws
Trained prosecutors and law enforcement officers in Indonesia
Regular trainer and instructor on grand jury and trial practice at the National Advocacy Center

Private Practice Experience

Represented major health care provider in investigation by USDOJ for improper requests for reimbursement from Medicare/Medicaid programs with no charges being filed
Represented major life insurance company which was defrauded by financial advisors before the USDOJ
Represented licensed firearms dealers during investigation by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with no charges being filed
Represented major psychiatric care provider under investigation by USDOJ with no charges being filed
Represented accountant to successful Congressional campaign in federal grand jury investigation for violations of federal campaign finance laws with no charges being filed
Represented large religious organization during investigation of misconduct by partner charitable organization and advised on how to respond to violations by that partner organization
Resolved allegations of mishandling of funds by large religious organization without any charges being filed or loss of charitable tax status
Represented principles in investment fund set up to facilitate economic development in Balkan countries
Represented large scale mail order distributor against investor/principles on issues relative to theft of trade secrets, breach of contract and unfair competition
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