Jeffrey B. Setness, who is a former United States Department of Justice Tax Division Trial Attorney and Assistant United States Attorney, practices in the following areas:
Criminal Tax – Representation of clients under criminal investigation by the Internal Revenue Service and who are facing indictment for criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related offenses including money laundering and structuring of currency transactions.
Tax Controversy – Representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service and in United States Tax Court.
Health Care Fraud – Representation of clients under criminal investigation and who are facing indictment for health care fraud. Representation in civil investigations for alleged violations of False Claims Act.
Complex Civil Litigation in Federal and State Courts.
Corporate Internal Investigations – Conduct investigations involving alleged violations of federal law including money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act violations.
Prior to entering private practice, Jeff was a Trial Attorney with the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ Tax) in Washington, D.C. and later served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas and Reno.
As a federal prosecutor, Jeff investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of federal criminal offenses including criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code.