Litigation and Government Enforcement Litigation
Gary DiBianco represents corporations and their officers, directors and employees in criminal and civil investigations, regulatory matters and complex cross-border proceedings. He has extensive experience defending government inquiries and conducting internal investigations in anti-corruption, fraud, securities and related matters.
Mr. DiBianco has been involved in a number of significant matters representing U.S. and international entities in a variety of industries and business sectors, including, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, oil, gas and mining, financial services, manufacturing and professional services. His experience under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.K. Bribery Act and related laws includes global investigations, responses to multinational governmental inquiries and due diligence in connection with corporate transactions.
As is frequently the case with sensitive investigations, many of Mr. DiBianco’s matters never become public. He has achieved significant successes in resolving government and internal inquiries without public disclosures, press coverage or associated business disruption. He takes a practical approach to complex matters to achieve a client’s core objectives efficiently and effectively.
From 2009 through 2014, Mr. DiBianco was based in the firm’s London office, focusing on cross-border investigations and regulatory matters. He has broad and deep experience with issues that arise in multijurisdictional white collar matters, including data protection and blocking statutes, cross-border privilege issues, multilateral treaty assistance, and mandatory and voluntary disclosure regimes. He has performed investigations in dozens of countries in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia.
In addition to the representation of clients in investigations and regulatory matters, Mr. DiBianco regularly counsels corporations and their boards 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.
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)