Craig Carpenito, Former U.S. Lawyer for the District of New Jersey, Joins King & Spalding

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NEW YORK, January 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – King & Spalding announced today Craig Carpenitountil the beginning of this month The United States Attorney for the district New Jersey, has partnered with the company’s Special Matters and Government Investigations practice in the new York Office.

As a U.S. attorney, Carpenito oversaw all federal law enforcement and civil matters in New Jersey. Under the leadership of Carpenito, the U.S. Attorney’s Office has been responsible for some of the top law enforcement operations in health and life sciences, accounting, merchandise and financial fraud, and other investigations related to trading exchanges, spoofing, cybercrime, telemedicine, and genetic testing as matters affecting key federal enforcement laws , including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, and the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. During his tenure, Carpenito also led the Department of Justice’s national COVID-19 hoarding and price-cutting task force and was a member of the Attorney General’s advisory subcommittees on Healthcare Fraud, Cybersecurity and Cryptocurrencies.

“Craig has earned an impeccable reputation in the industry through his leadership roles with the US Attorney General, his work at the SEC, and his complementary experience in private practice,” he said Zach Fardon, Chairman of King & Spalding’s Government Matters Practice Group. “Craig is a leader in research and research in the healthcare and financial services industries and will make him an invaluable asset to companies in sectors that are subject to government control.”

“The financial services and health sectors in particular are an engine of the Tristate area’s economy New Jerseywhere there are more than 11,000 financial services companies and where the top 20 pharmaceutical companies are headquartered, “added Edward Kehoe, managing partner of King & Spalding’s new York Office. “The arrival of Craig supports our strategy in new York continue to provide our customers with unparalleled expertise in these industries. “

Before joining the government, Carpenito was a partner at a national company new York Office where he became co-chair of the company’s Litigation and Trial Practice Group and led its white-collar crime, government and internal investigation team. His practice has focused on financial services, healthcare, regulatory and internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement issues. Carpenito has also handled complex civil and securities disputes.

Carpenito previously served as the U.S. Assistant Attorney for the district New Jersey and began his public service career as a senior counsel in the new York Office of the Enforcement Department of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

“The King & Spalding government’s investigations and litigation are universally considered to be world class. An exceptional group of partners are known for handling the toughest cases with skill and class,” said Carpenito. “I am very pleased to expand this varied practice in the EU New Jersey– –new York Markets, about The United States and global. ”

Carpenito received his bachelor’s degree from Rider University and his JD out Seton Hall University Law school.

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