August 30, 2019

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman is an industry leader in the ever-changing field of cybersecurity. Our advice and legal guidance is highly sought after in areas relating to data privacy, cyber security, and compliance. We work with a wide range of clients from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups.
We provide clients with unrivaled legal counsel in order to expertly navigate the wide array of regulations, litigation, and legal pitfalls of cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection. We provide full-service assistance from the drafting of your privacy and Information Security Management Policies, Cyber Incident Response Planning. Our long-standing connections with national, state, and local law enforcement and foreign regulatory agencies provide us with the unparalleled ability to respond quickly and effectively to any kind of cyber incident.

In addition to infrastructure protection and data breach response, our team handles dispute and litigation, regulatory investigations, data encryption technology, and cyber insurance. We also advise clients on compliance obligations and their implications in transactions, such as corporate governance and risk management, corporate transactions, and cross-border data transfers.

Our Team’s Experience at a Glance:

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney & Chief of Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section
  • Principal Advisor to the U.S. Attorney General’s Advisory Committee in Cyber Crime
  • Deputy Chief of the Terrorism and Organized Crime Section, supervising and prosecuting national security investigations with an emphasis on cyber-related national security investigations as well as the use of electronic surveillance (FISA) in national security investigations
  • Practice group leader, National Security and Digital Crimes, at a leading International Law Firm (AmLaw 100)
August 30, 2019

Complex Litigation

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Complex Litigation

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman’s national litigation practice focuses on cybersecurity litigation, theft of intellectual property and trade secrets, breach of contract, fraud, partner disputes, bid-rigging, antitrust and False Claims Act litigation, among many other issues. Our attorneys rely on decades of experience representing clients in a variety of industries including healthcare, entertainment, retail, finance, technology, public utilities, and energy and natural resources.

Our complex litigation practice is supported by our expertise in international arbitration. We handle disputes in a variety of areas including oil and gas, construction, energy and natural resources, finance and corporate transactions, joint ventures, insolvency, fraud, intellectual property, environmental, import and export, and numerous others .We have successfully prosecuted and defended a broad range of cases before the major arbitral bodies—both U.S.-based and international—including AAA, JAMS, the International Center for Dispute Resolution, and the ICC International Court of Arbitration.

August 30, 2019

State Court Criminal Defense

State Court Criminal Defense

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman’s criminal defense practice represents businesses, public officials, executives, doctors, public entities, corporate officers, and individuals. Calling on our collective 50 years of experience at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the nation’s top litigation firms, we are highly experienced and adept at navigating the overwhelming and complex challenges of being charged in a state court. We approach each matter aggressively and comprehensively to achieve the earliest and most complete victory possible.

Our attorneys have successfully defended clients in a variety of matters including fraud, cyber-related crimes, theft, embezzlement, conflicts of interest, bribery, identity theft, assault and environmental violations.

August 30, 2019

Discipline & Title IX

Discipline & Title IX

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman has extensive experience with the Title IX process and skillfully guide our clients through these complex and matters. We have represented clients in administrative hearings before school boards, in negotiations with universities and high schools, and in related civil proceedings. Our attorneys understand how highly personal and sensitive these issues are, and work closely with clients and their families to make the process swift, effective, and discrete.

August 30, 2019

Environmental & Natural Resources Litigation

Environmental & Natural Resources Litigation

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman has extensive experience representing clients in environmental investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation. Our attorneys provide expert guidance on regulatory obligations and skillful defense in both judicial and administrative actions.

Our attorneys have significant experience negotiating criminal, civil, and administrative settlements before many government entities, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Air Quality Management District (AQMD), and District Attorneys’ offices. Our expertise extends to counseling clients in federal criminal prosecutions of alleged violations of the Clear Air Act and Clean Water Act, and we have achieved favorable settlements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, among others.

August 30, 2019

Administrative & Regulatory Actions

Administrative & Regulatory Actions

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman is highly experienced in administrative law and regulatory actions and can expertly assist clients in regulatory compliance matters before local, state, federal and international administrative agencies. We combine industry knowledge, extensive regulatory experience, and unrivaled litigation skills to help our clients defend against an agency’s enforcement action, and plan for compliance.

We have experience representing clients before the following agencies, among others:

  • Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
  • State Attorneys General
  • District Attorneys
  • City Attorneys
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • The International Court of Arbitration (ICC)
  • European Court of Justice (ECJ)
  • California Medical Board (CMB)
  • California Board of Pharmacy
  • California State Board of Nursing
  • California Health Authority
August 30, 2019

Health Care/False Claims

Health Care/False Claims

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman combines industry knowledge, extensive legal and regulatory experience, and unrivaled litigation skills to serve those in the health-care environment including pharmaceutical companies, healthcare companies, health care providers, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, doctors, and healthcare executives. Our attorneys skillfully navigate our clients through the rapidly changing and increasingly complex civil and criminal issues challenging the healthcare industry. We also safeguard clients’ business interests and guide them through intricate business and regulatory environments to avoid litigation whenever possible.

Our attorneys have significant experience negotiating criminal, civil, and administrative settlements before many government entities, including the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal and Civil Divisions, the Office of Inspector General of Health and Human Services (HHS), state attorneys general, and various licensing boards. Our expertise extends to counseling clients in False Claim Act (FCA) investigations and cases, including STARK violations, alleged bribery & kickback schemes, whistleblower (qui tam) lawsuits, hospital and skilled nursing facility cost reporting and billing issues, and alleged upcoding/fraudulent billing.

August 30, 2019

Public Officials & Government Entities

Public Officials & Government Entities

Zwieback, Fiset & Coleman has over 30 years of experience successfully representing cities, counties, school districts, joint powers authorities, and state agencies, as well as their officials and employees. Our attorneys draw on a breadth of experience trying cases throughout California in both state and federal courts, as well as federal administrative agencies and tribunals.

Our attorneys provide services that are highly effective. We understand the unique challenges that public entities face, and we have developed time- and cost-efficient strategies including establishing project parameters, and always keeping the client informed of the work being performed.

We are a law firm with a breadth of experience in many practice areas, including litigation, environmental law, cybersecurity, healthcare and intellectual property. When specialized issues come up, the breadth of our expertise ensures that our public entity clients are prepared and well represented.