Caitlin Poe is a litigation and regulatory compliance attorney who represents criminal and civil clients, with a particular focus on representing professional clients adverse to the federal government. Her substantive areas of experience include criminal and civil cases involving securities regulation, intellectual property, environmental compliance, health care fraud, and financial fraud. Caitlin also represents business entities and individuals in connection with government and internal investigations. Caitlin is also skilled in managing complex civil litigation matters in federal court.
A skilled criminal attorney can work with entities and individuals who are not subject to government scrutiny—and help make sure they stay that way. Caitlin works with businesses to conduct internal investigations of potential violations of policy or law, and to identify appropriate remedial actions to protect the business’s interests. Caitlin also assists individuals and entities in responding to subpoenas from government agencies or grand juries, identifying and producing documents, preparing for interviews or testimony, and working with clients to identify and address any issues or potential exposure through this process.
Caitlin also represents clients who are the subject of an investigation by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, or the Office of Inspector General of other federal agencies. Early intervention from counsel facilitates negotiations with prosecutors and investigators to help turn potential criminal prosecutions into civil actions and potential civil actions into administrative resolutions. Caitlin has experience working with government attorneys to terminate investigations or to negotiate favorable civil settlements and criminal pleas. Caitlin’s diverse background in the criminal, civil, and administrative arenas allow her to provide clients with a full spectrum of advice about strategic avenues and potential outcomes of the investigation.
Prior to entering private practice, Caitlin clerked for the Honorable James C. Dever III, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
Federal Criminal Prosecutions
Federal Civil Enforcement and Forfeiture
Investigations and Responses
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