Grimes LLC and Robert Altchiler Announce Launch of White Collar, Regulatory Compliance & Internal Investigations Practice Area

Grimes LLC, a leading worldwide intellectual property law firm, and former New York prosecutor Robert Altchiler announce launch of White Collar, Regulatory Compliance & Internal Investigations Practice Area.

New York, NY, June 17, 2014 --( Leading worldwide intellectual property law firm Grimes LLC and former New York prosecutor Robert Altchiler, of Counsel to Grimes LLC, announce the launch of a new White Collar, Regulatory Compliance and Internal Investigations practice area.

Grimes LLC's new practice area strengthens Grimes LLC's core practice areas, including intellectual property enforcement, anti-counterfeiting and litigation, while expanding upon Grimes LLC's commitment to serving the needs of their clients in all aspects of their businesses. Grimes LLC attorneys and Altchiler will work closely with clients to investigate, monitor, prevent and, if necessary, mitigate exposure through customization of compliance programs and development and implementation of corporate policies, executive and employee training and education programs.

Grimes LLC's new practice area coincides with a demonstrable focus by government authorities on new, creative ways to apply criminal laws and to seek greater, harsher penalties. In recent years, the U.S. Government has focused extensively on public corruption matters and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in particular. Businesses and executive leadership in all industries must be keenly aware of these laws and take deliberate action to monitor compliance, prevent violation and, if necessary, mitigate exposure.

Chuck Grimes, Managing Partner of Grimes LLC, commented: "Grimes LLC's new practice area solidifies our commitment to meeting each and every one of our clients' needs. Robert Altchiler brings tremendous experience and considerable expertise to the firm, enabling Grimes LLC to continue to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our clients."

Grimes LLC is a full service law firm representing clients worldwide. The firm is preeminent in all areas of intellectual property, including all aspects of intellectual property protection, intellectual property management and intellectual property exploitation. Grimes LLC routinely represents prominent businesses, individuals and celebrities in entertainment licensing, product licensing, character licensing, entertainment matters and franchising matters, and in connection with trademark, copyright, patent and intellectual property enforcement. The firm's attorneys are leading members of the legal profession where they are recognized authorities in all aspects of intellectual property, licensing and litigation.

Robert Altchiler is the founder and owner of Altchiler LLC. A former prosecutor in New York City, Altchiler represents businesses and individuals in defending complex white collar matters, managing criminal investigations and conducting internal corporate investigations. Altchiler frequently participates in high-profile cases and the defense of prominent businesses and individuals, applying his extensive experience in crisis management and public relations on behalf of clients. Altchiler has been a featured legal commentator appearing on major news outlets for many years. He has also been an adjunct law professor at Pace University School of Law for over a decade.

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