Danielle Pingue focuses her practice on white collar defense, investigations, and complex litigation matters. Her white collar experience includes representing clients in internal and government investigations, enforcement actions, and matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the False Claims Act (FCA), and the Anti-Kickback Statute. Ms. Pingue also advises individuals, corporations, and financial institutions on all aspects of litigation and has experience managing document review and production, responding to subpoenas, writing dispositive motions, interviewing witnesses, and working with in-house counsel. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Pingue served as an intern in the Criminal Division of the US Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts.

Ms. Pingue also maintains a robust pro bono practice, in which she represents clients in litigation involving criminal and immigration law. She successfully argued a case in a Virginia Immigration Court on behalf of a US permanent resident facing deportation and was part of a civil rights class action in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia that resulted in a multi-million dollar settlement for African-American plaintiffs who challenged a government agency's criminal background check policy. As a student at Harvard Law, Ms. Pingue worked as a student attorney for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (HLAB), where she represented low income clients facing eviction and foreclosure.

Perspectives

A Golden Ticket? White Collar Defendants Seek Home Confinement Under DOJ's COVID-19 Compassionate Release Guidelines
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
AG Nominee William Barr Confirms He Will "Diligently Enforce" the FCA—Relators Bar Breathes a Collective Sigh of Relief
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
When Going It Alone Goes Wrong: Qui Tam Case Tossed After Messy Withdrawal of Counsel
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
Global Anti-Corruption Insights: Winter 2018
Update on Recent Enforcement, Litigation, and Compliance Developments

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2016, cum laude
  • BA, Princeton University, 2013, cum laude
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • US District Court, District of Columbia
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