Litigation and Government Enforcement Litigation
Gary DiBianco is a partner in the firm’s London office and heads the London-based corporate investigations practice. Mr. DiBianco has extensive experience defending criminal and civil investigations; conducting internal investigations; and defending civil litigation in anti-corruption, fraud, securities and related matters. He has been involved in a number of significant matters representing U.S. and international entities in a variety of industries and business sectors, including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, financial services and professional services. His experience under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related laws includes global internal investigations, response to Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission inquiries, defense of parallel international enforcement actions and shareholder litigation, and due diligence in connection with corporate transactions. He has performed investigations relating to anti-corruption issues in dozens of countries, including in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.
In addition to the representation of clients in investigations and contested proceedings, Mr. DiBianco regularly works with corporations and their boards to provide guidance on compliance and corporate governance issues. He has conducted numerous reviews of corporate compliance provisions and structures, and has advised on improvement of these structures and related policies and procedures designed to prevent and detect potential violations of law.
Until December 2008, Mr. DiBianco was based in the Government Enforcement and Litigation Group in Skadden’s Washington, D.C. office. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. DiBianco was a trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and was detailed as a special assistant U.S. attorney to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Mr. DiBianco is recommended as a leading individual on both Chambers UK and The Legal 500.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1996 (magna cum laude)
B.A., Yale University, 1990 (magna cum laude)
Law Clerk to the Honorable Reena Raggi, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1996-1997)
"UK: Anti-Bribery Settlements," The Firm: Corporate Law in India