Gabriel A. Fuentes is a trial lawyer and former Assistant U.S. Attorney with broad-based experience in complex civil and criminal matters. Gabe has tried 13 jury cases to verdict and has briefed and argued numerous appeals before the U.S. Courts of Appeal. Gabe has represented corporate and individual clients who have cooperated with government prosecutors, as well as clients who have needed a litigator and trial lawyer willing and able to oppose the government vigorously at the criminal investigation stage, at trial, and on appeal. Gabe has regularly represented corporate and individual clients before the U.S. Department of Justice in complex criminal antitrust investigations and related civil litigation. He also counsels clients in the areas of white collar defense and investigations, antitrust litigation, media and First Amendment issues, and professional responsibility matters.
Gabe is a prolific speaker and writer on criminal law, ethics, and corporate investigation and compliance issues. He is a member of the Federal Defender Panel for the Northern District of Illinois and the adjunct faculty of the Northwestern University School of Law’s trial advocacy program. He is a former president of the Chicago Council of Lawyers.