Jed Dwyer, Co-Chair of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice, is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense matters, criminal and civil tax litigation, and other complex civil litigation. Jed has tried more than 40 jury and non-jury trials and has been involved in over 100 investigations, many of which included complex fraud and regulatory matters.
Recognized as a Best Lawyer in America and ranked in Chambers and Partners for his work in white collar defense, Jed leverages his experience to represent individuals and organizations in complex investigations and other proceedings concerning tax fraud, money laundering, corruption, health care fraud, and False Claims Act matters, among others.
Jed’s trial work has been described by adversaries as “exceptional” and “skilled” (U.S. government filings in U.S. V. Boncy and U.S. v. Baptiste). The Legal 500 reported that an observer described Jed as “an outstanding courtroom lawyer and probably the best cross-examiner I have encountered” (The Legal 500 United States 2022). Jed is also described as "creative, hard-working and relentless - he is a terrific lawyer" (2021 Chambers USA). Clients have said Jed "is extremely talented, pleasant to deal with and has fantastic judgment" (2021 Chambers USA).
Prior to joining the firm, Jed served ten years as a federal prosecutor, first as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Enforcement Section, Tax Division, which Jed joined through the Attorney General’s Honors Program, and then as an Assistant United States Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida. At the Tax Division, Jed handled all aspects of complex tax fraud investigations and prosecutions in districts throughout the country. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Jed concentrated on the investigation and trial of white collar crimes, including mail and wire fraud, public corruption, money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act violations. Jed routinely worked closely with FinCEN, the OCC, and the IRS in criminal and regulatory matters involving financial institutions.
- White collar criminal defense
- Criminal tax defense
- Complex tax litigation
- Tax controversy
- Health care fraud
- Financial institution fraud
- Public corruption
- Money laundering and asset forfeiture
- Anti-money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act compliance
- Campaign finance
- Complex civil litigation
- Violations of export control laws
- False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark law, and qui tam defense
- Internal investigations