Bradley J. Bolerjack is a partner in Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement Group, where he focuses on complex criminal law matters including internal investigations, grand jury investigations, compliance counseling, and trial practice.
Recent engagements have included investigations and/or indictments related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), commercial bribery, antitrust cartels, health care fraud, tax evasion, white collar fraud, and government contracting fraud.
Brad has been notably successful in avoiding indictment of numerous clients even after they have received target status. In cases that are indicted, Brad has obtained outstanding results for many clients, whether through trial or negotiated resolutions. His clients include consumer product, medical device, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and other domestic and international companies, as well as individuals.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2000, J.D., cum laude, Senior Member and Editor-at-Large, Loyola University Chicago Law Journal
- Lake Forest College, 1998, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Court Admissions :
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals – Seventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
Professional Affiliations :
- Co-chair, Federal Sentencing Subcommittee of the ABA White Collar Crime Committee (2008-2010)
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Illinois State Bar Association
- Member, Chicago Bar Association
- Obtained declination on behalf of a senior executive who was the target of a grand jury investigation concerning an alleged multi-decade fraud scheme involving both domestic and foreign trust assets.
- Obtained declinations in multiple U.S. tax evasion investigations, including a bank CEO who was the target of a criminal tax investigation and a business owner who also had target status.
- Obtained declination on behalf of a former NYSE company CEO even after receiving target status in an FCPA investigation.
- Obtained declinations in a variety of other cases where corporate or individual clients were designated as targets or were subjects of criminal investigations.
- Obtained non-prosecution agreement on behalf of a senior executive who was the target of an insider trading investigation.
- Obtained deferred prosecution agreement and subsequent dismissal of all charges for a medical professional who had been charged with a multi-count billing fraud scheme.
- Represented a client facing six to eight years in federal custody, but who received a sentence of straight probation and a fine of $30,000.
- Represented a client facing multiple counts of health care fraud charges with a mandatory minimum sentence of six years, but who received a sentence of straight probation and a nominal fine.
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