CHICAGO (PRWEB) October 25, 2013
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added Felicia V. Manno as a shareholder in its Litigation Practice. Based in the Chicago office, Manno will focus her practice on litigation, white collar criminal defense and health care matters. Prior to joining the firm, Manno spent 11 years as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA), most recently serving as the Criminal Health Care Fraud Coordinator in the United States Attorney’s Office in Chicago.
Manno is an experienced trial lawyer, having tried dozens of cases to verdict and having conducted numerous contested evidentiary hearings in both federal and state courts. While with the United States Attorney’s office, Manno developed wide-ranging experience in investigating and trying complex criminal cases. She is well-positioned to advise corporate and individual clients in responding to government and regulatory inquiries, conducting internal investigations, representing and counseling companies and individuals involved in parallel civil and criminal proceedings initiated by the government, and conducting compliance and risk assessments.
“Felicia’s background and breadth of experience, particularly in the financial crimes and health care areas, will be a significant asset to our clients and our firm,” said Paul T. Fox, co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Chicago office. “We look forward to working with her and welcome her to the firm.”
As an AUSA, Manno investigated and prosecuted a wide array of white collar crimes, including health care fraud, theft of trade secrets and corporate espionage, computer intrusion, securities and investment fraud, insider trading, public corruption, mortgage fraud, bankruptcy fraud, money laundering, and tax violations. She also briefed and argued multiple appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
In her role as Criminal Health Care Fraud Coordinator, Manno directly supervised cases involving health care fraud, violations of the federal Anti-Kickback statute, and violations of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and was the office’s liaison with the Department of Justice’s Medicare Fraud Strike Force. She also served as Deputy Chief of the Financial Crimes and Special Prosecutions section, where she oversaw the work of several senior AUSAs in the investigation of more complicated white collar matters.
Manno earned her J.D., cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, and her B.A. from Southern Methodist University.
With a team of more than 500 attorneys, Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice offers firsthand experience and wide-ranging resources to protect clients’ interests in virtually every area of litigation. The firm’s trial lawyers regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.