Chris Rooney is a litigator (criminal and civil) whose practice focuses on investigations of environmental, fraud, antitrust, investment funds and False Claims Act violations, particularly by state and federal government. He has also represented partners in various real estate and hedge fund who have sued each other.
Representation of two multi-billion dollar international construction companies in five year criminal/civil investigation in connection with government contract valued at over $500,000,000
Representation of investment advisor in criminal/civil investigation of failure of $300,000,000 Bayou Hedge Fund
Representation of individual limited partners sued by government in multiple civil suits related to failure of $40,000,000 Small Business Investment Company
Representation of targets/subjects in various government criminal investigations related to construction, trash hauling, perjury, Medicare fraud, money laundering/structuring, insurance fraud, antitrust and hedge funds
Connecticut Bar Association
Executive Committee of the Federal Practice Section, Connecticut Bar Association
New Haven Bar Association
Sterling House Community Service, Stratford, CT
Mighty Quinn Foundation, Inc.
University of Virginia, B.A., 1977 ~ Honors
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1984