Peter Spivack is one of the most experienced members of the investigations, white-collar and fraud practice area and served as the global co-leader of the practice for six years. His experience in the criminal arena includes antitrust, environmental, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), government contract, and healthcare matters. According to Chambers and Partners, where he is ranked in both the white-collar and FCPA practice areas, clients call him ‘fantastic’ and say that he ‘is very insightful and a very good communicator’.
Peter has three decades of experience working with multi-jurisdictional investigations, including matters involving allegations of bribery and corruption under the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and other anti-bribery laws. He has represented companies and individuals in investigations brought by multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank. Peter also has considerable experience in representing entities and individuals in criminal and civil enforcement matters involving healthcare, government contracts, competition and antitrust issues.
Previously, Peter was a federal prosecutor focusing on the investigation and prosecution of complex white-collar criminal matters involving corporations and individuals. Most of his investigations involved parallel enforcement actions by federal and state agencies, including the US Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as parallel federal and state civil litigation. Peter received an award from the US Attorney General for superior performance as an assistant US attorney.
Peter clerked for the Honourable William D. Keller of the US District Court for the Central District of California and for the Honourable Arthur Alarcon of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.