Brendan F. Quigley


Brendan Quigley

New York

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  • Representations of multiple individuals and entities in securities fraud, FCPA, and public corruption investigations by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, DOJ's Fraud Section, and/or foreign authorities
  • Representation of an individual charged with money laundering in the Southern District of New York
  • Representation of a government contractor in a lawsuit under the Anti-Terrorism Act in the District of Columbia

Significant Securities Fraud Prosecutions (prior to joining Baker Botts)

  • Multi-defendant RICO and securities fraud prosecution arising out of the world's largest private equity insolvency (United States v. Naqvi, et al.)
  • Prosecution and trial of radio talk-show host for securities fraud and wire fraud (United States v. Carton)
  • Prosecution and trial of multiple defendants for securities fraud and investment adviser fraud (United States v. Galanis, et al.)
  • Prosecution of defendant for running nine-figure Ponzi scheme involving investments related to the purchase and resale of event tickets (United States v. Meli)
  • Prosecution of former Chief Financial Officer of publicly traded company for lying to auditors (United States v. Jacoby)
  • Prosecution of multiple defendants for insider trading

Other Significant Prosecutions (prior to joining Baker Botts)

  • Prosecution and high-profile trial of members of the Venezuelan first family for narcotics trafficking (United States v. Flores)
  • Prosecution of employee of Russian state-owned bank, for acting as a Russian intelligence officer in the United States (United States v. Buryakov)
  • Counsel in the district court and the Second Circuit for case involving constitutional challenges to the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act; conviction affirmed by the Supreme Court of the United States in a 5-3 decision in June 2019 (United States v. Gundy)
  • First ISIS-related prosecution and trial in the SDNY which involved extensive litigation under the Classified Information Procedures Act (CIPA) and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) (United States v. Gammal)