White Collar Criminal Defense

Oftentimes, businesses must now face concurrent civil regulatory and criminal prosecutorial inquiries that threaten revenues and personal liberty

The headlines from today’s newspapers, cable news shows and internet sites are increasingly filled with stories about increasingly aggressive state and federal prosecutors scrutinizing businesses and individuals in unprecedented and alarming ways

Oftentimes, businesses must now face concurrent civil regulatory and criminal prosecutorial inquiries that threaten revenues and personal liberty. A savvy business owner must increasingly consult with a white collar criminal defense attorney to avoid the pitfalls of inadvertent liability.

The Mike Cox Law Firm seeks to provide its clients with both proactive corporate compliance and internal investigations tools, while also providing top-flight white collar criminal representation if a client – corporate or individual – is facing a governmental investigation.

Our lawyers have been involved in hundreds of investigations and over 100 successful criminal jury trials. Led by former Michigan Attorney General, Mike Cox, our firm provides its clients with a wide-ranging experience and in-depth knowledge that assists our clients in navigating the potential pitfalls of a white collar criminal investigation or a white collar criminal prosecution.

"Drawing on Cox’s experiences as a trial prosecutor in the courtroom and his experiences prosecuting Fortune 500 companies, our firm’s white collar defense practice is focused on the zealous – and tactically smart – defense of our clients"

Some of our recent cases involve:

  • The successful defense – no indictment returned – of a former state representative during a one-judge grand juror proceeding investigate two state representatives – including a speaker of the house – for potential election-related crimes.
  • The successful defense – no indictment returned – of a very successful real estate entrepreneur who was facing charges related to sales of hundreds of houses.
  • The successful defense – no indictment returned – of a top executive whose company was charged and convicted with numerous criminal state offenses.

The Mike Cox Law Firm provides a real difference in white collar criminal defense: because we are a small boutique firm, each client – whether corporate or individual – is treated as if she were our only client. We know criminal prosecutions are personal – and we take them personal!