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About Mr. Handzlik

An experienced trial lawyer, Jan has tried more than 100 jury trials and numerous bench trials to verdict in U.S. Federal and State courts. He has represented clients in the full spectrum of white-collar criminal defense and is a nationally recognized authority on financial crimes, including:

  • Securities Fraud Allegations
  • Money Laundering
  • Tax & Bank Fraud
  • Public Corruption
  • Cybercrime
  • Bribery & Books/Records Violations (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)

Previously, Jan served in the Special Prosecutions & Major Frauds Section of the United States Attorney's Office in Los Angeles, where he conducted Federal Grand Jury investigations and prosecuted fraud cases at trial and on appeal. Subsequently, he was one of the first independent law compliance monitors appointed under the FCPA, evaluating the operations of a Swiss multinational corporation for three years. Jan is also one of only a handful of U.S. lawyers to have successfully defended clients at trial in a major FCPA prosecution.

Jan is immediate past co-chair of the International Bar Association's Business Crime Committee. He has also held leadership roles in the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice and International Law Sections. Jan is a past Chair of the ABA's National White Collar Crime Committee and served on the ABA President's Task Force on the Attorney-Client Privilege. He frequently organizes and speaks at conferences on transnational criminal law at home and abroad, and is recognized for his accomplishments in many national and international publications.