Chamberlain Hrdlicka Senior Counsel Presents to Philadelphia Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

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Kevin F. Sweeney discusses attorney-client privilege with anti-fraud organization ACFE.

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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Senior Counsel Kevin F. Sweeney, a former federal tax prosecutor, discussed the issue of preserving attorney-client privilege during internal investigations at a continuing education seminar sponsored by the Philadelphia Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

As the featured speaker at the organization’s meeting on April 25, Sweeney presented “Navigating the Minefield: Strategies for Establishing and Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege during Internal Investigations.” The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and provider of anti-fraud education and training. The association’s 80,000-plus members are focused on reducing business fraud worldwide.

At Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Sweeney puts his experience and longstanding connections to use representing individuals and corporate clients in IRS audits, civil tax litigation, white-collar criminal defense matters, and corporate investigations. Prior to joining Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Sweeney worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division as a federal prosecutor, where he led many of its most successful tax cases, including offshore banking cases against prominent Swiss banks BSI SA, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) SA, and Edmond de Rothschild SA. During his tenure, he investigated and litigated dozens of federal white-collar criminal cases including tax evasion, tax preparer, employment tax, FBAR, money laundering, currency structuring, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other financial fraud matters.

About Chamberlain Hrdlicka – Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Houston, Atlanta, Philadelphia and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation in a wide variety of practice areas, including commercial and business litigation, tax, tax controversy and litigation, federal white-collar criminal defense, corporate, securities and finance, employment law and employee benefits, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, and real estate and construction law.

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