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Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., cum laude, Westmont College

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Maryland Bar

Shane represents individual and corporate clients in government and internal investigations, civil enforcement matters, criminal investigations and prosecutions, and other litigation. He regularly conducts internal investigations to assess allegations of misconduct and potential exposure and advises on disclosure obligations. He advises clients on appropriate remedial action and compliance issues, including workforce training and revisions to policies and procedures. Shane represents clients in complex cases through every phase of litigation. His work touches on a wide variety of substantive areas of law, including federal securities law, health care fraud, procurement fraud, political corruption and campaign finance, regulatory enforcement, the False Claims Act (FCA), antitrust laws, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  

Representative Experience

  • Lead associate in a $350 million FCA litigation through multiple rounds of fact discovery, multiple appeals, a petition for certiorari, and a trial to verdict in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. 
  • Represented a law firm under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in relation to municipal bond offerings.
  • As a core part of the litigation team, defended a shipbuilder in a $400 million FCA case and won sanctions against the government for discovery violations.
  • Represented a medical device company in a complex investigation concerning alleged off-label promotion of medical devices.
  • Conducted an investigation for a Fortune 500 technology company regarding potential antitrust violations.
  • Counseled a non-profit regarding potential claims following a multi-million-dollar embezzlement scheme.
  • Advised a Fortune 500 company regarding allegations of kickbacks to government officials.

Professional Experience

  • Intern, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Criminal Section (2011)
  • Extern, the Honorable Chief Judge Wiley Daniel, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (2010)

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