In one of the largest corporate fraud cases in history, members of the firm were involved in the successful defense of HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy in the first case tried under the securities fraud provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In 2005, with a rigorous defense, Scrushy was acquitted of all 36 counts brought against him in this 2.7 billion dollar case.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act—also known as SOX or SarbOx—was passed in 2002 with a far reaching goal: make executives of publicly traded companies more accountable. From New Orleans and Baton Rogue, to New York and Newark, and San Diego to San Jose, large corporations have come under a microscope. Since its passage, the United States Department of Justice has become much more aggressive investigating and prosecuting white collar criminal cases related to:
Whether you have been accused, believe you will be accused, or if you have been convicted, contact diligent, experienced, and aggressive Sarbanes-Oxley attorneys at Boles Holmes White. Our offices are in Alabama but our resources are national. Regardless of where you are in the United States, Contact Boles Holmes White for a team of attorneys dedicated to your white collar criminal defense. We have deep experience—and proven success—with Sarbanes-Oxley.
Enron, WorldCom, Tyco: Since those scandals and the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, prosecutors have increasingly sought devastating penalties against the accused. Plaintiffs may end up spending decades in jail and paying millions—or billions—in fines and restitution.
The stakes are high. The law is complex. A lawyer with a history of remarkable success is essential in cases of corporate fraud. There are other white collar criminal defense lawyers. Some even have experience with Sarbanes-Oxley. But there is only one with the experience of Boles Holmes White.