Monica Pinciak is a litigator. Corporations and individuals seek her counsel related to federal criminal investigations involving such matters as bribery, public corruption, bid rigging and fraud. Her clients benefit from her extensive experience dealing with federal law enforcement authorities, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and negotiating settlements with the Department of Justice.
She has counseled corporations on the development and implementation of corporate compliance programs and has worked with corporations to design and develop code of conduct provisions dealing with the conduct of ethical business practices. She is the co-author of a manual that assists clients with monitoring compliance with applicable gratuity laws, as well as an article that provides guidance to in-house and outside counsel on responding to National Security Letters under the USA Patriot Act.
Ms. Pinciak is a member of the firm’s Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice. As a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, Ms. Pinciak-Madden routinely provides guidance to her fellow lawyers on pro bono matters involving the US Sentencing Guidelines, appeals before the Seventh Circuit, and other topics. Ms. Pinciak’s active pro bono practice has included representing individuals in criminal and civil appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.