Where You’ll Feel the Difference
Before starting his own law firm, Randy served as Chief of the White Collar Section and Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, where he personally investigated and prosecuted numerous complex white collar criminal cases involving corporate fraud, embezzlement, public corruption, insider trading, tax evasion, computer hacking, the theft of intellectual property and trade secrets, foreign corrupt practices act, bank fraud and health care fraud.
Mr. Chartash has extensive experience defending individuals and companies against allegations relating to every significant area of white-collar crime. These include fraud, antitrust and securities improprieties, international trade and breaches of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, government contracts, health care and environmental crimes, and internal and regulatory investigations. Mr. Chartash brings an understanding of the prosecution and enforcement function gained through service in senior positions in the Department of Justice in the United States Attorney's office. His experience includes the successful prosecution and defense of dozens of criminal jury trials.
Mr. Chartash has represented healthcare providers faced with fraud and abuse enforcement actions by the government and litigation stemming from those enforcement efforts. Mr. Chartash has unparalleled experience handling complex healthcare fraud matters. He brings the knowledge of having worked inside the government, providing great insight into how HHS-OIG, U.S. Department of Justice and the various State Attorneys’ General offices think about fraud and abuse in healthcare and the strategies they use to pursue these cases.
White Collar Crime
Randy Chartash represents individuals and organizations when they become entangled in investigations of official misconduct.
Sometimes these clients are themselves officials who are accused of acting improperly. At other times, Mr. Chartash has represented third parties who stand accused of improperly influencing government officials and witnesses who seek the advice of counsel during the course of a criminal investigation. Whatever the context, Mr. Chartash can a deep knowledge of the legal and practical steps necessary to mount a successful defense to the investigation or to help our clients avoid entanglement in such criminal investigations or prosecutions. Mr. Chartash brings not only his experience and legal acumen, but also a sensitivity to the collateral issues that may arise in such investigations.
Mr. Chartash helps clients strategically respond to fast-moving crises including data breaches and trade secret thefts. As a federal prosecutor and a Chief at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he worked with the FBI and Secret Service to investigate global cyber threats, state-sponsored cyber intrusions, and cases involving over 100 data breaches.
Exceptional Service Award
This is the highest award given to prosecutors given to Department of Justice employees. In addition to recognizing overall superior performance, the award recognizes a Department of Justice employee who has distinguished himself by an act contributing significantly to the successful accomplishment of the mission, function, and duties of the Department of Justice.
John Marshall Award
The John Marshall Award is the Department of Justice’s highest award presented to attorneys for contributions and excellence in specialized areas of legal performance.
This award honors Assistant United States Attorneys whose continual performance of their duties is superior to that of other employees performing comparable duties.