Investigations

Redmon, Peyton & Braswell represents individuals as well as small and mid-sized companies facing federal investigations or requiring outside counsel for internal investigations. One representation scenario is a Qui Tam action pending in the Alexandria federal court. A second scenario involves a larger law firm representing a major corporation in a federal investigation and seeking experienced counsel for individual officers or employees to avoid potential conflicts. Redmon Peyton & Braswell will be asked to undertake the individual representation. We also serve as Local Counsel in investigations or other complex matters in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division.

The Redmon, Peyton & Braswell Investigations Team draws upon decades of experience with Department of Justice investigations, and grand jury investigations in the federal courts in Washington and Alexandria, and more recently with SEC inquiries.

The Firm’s Investigations Team includes six attorneys:

  • Daniel Rinzel is a recipient of the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award for his supervison of complex criminal investigations and trials at the U.S. Department of Justice. He subsequently served as Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

  • Tom Carter is a true courtroom veteran, with many hundreds of trials on his resume, including numerous criminal trials in the Alexandria federal court. His trial record places him among the most experienced trial lawyers in the United States.

  • Our Investigations Team includes a past-President of the Federal Bar Association, Alexandria Chapter. Jack Coffey is recognized in the Northern Virginia bar as one of the leading federal court trial lawyers in the region. His practice includes the representation of healthcare providers in the region.

  • James Kurz served as a government antitrust attorney and as federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C. His IT skills and eDiscovery expertise apply in today’s complex Investigations and White Collar matters as well as in complex commercial litigation. He has handled more than 400 criminal matters, including the defense of fraud claims, criminal conspiracy cases and RICO matters. Mr. Kurz also represents companies and individuals in SEC investigations and in responses to federal grand jury subpoenas and CIDs.

  • Dan Mauler, a recognized Rising Star among young lawyers, graduated in 2006 cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center where he was as an Articles Editor for The Georgetown Law Journal and a Section Editor for The Thirty-Fourth Annual Review of Criminal Procedure.


Please Note: Results in a particular case depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Case results do not predict similar results in any future case. No attorney-client relationship is formed until you meet with us and agree to terms of the representation.