Attorney James A. McGurk brings a truly impressive range of experience to his clients' white collar criminal defense needs. As an assistant U.S. attorney, an associate at a high-profile Chicago law firm and as senior trial counsel at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Mr. McGurk has worked in complex federal litigation, securities claims and criminal defense matters. This combination of experience allows him to provide exceptional representation to his Illinois clients facing allegations of misconduct or impropriety.
Because of the complex laws and regulations that apply to many financial transactions and other corporate dealing, even the most scrupulous of traders, brokers and white collar professionals can unknowingly find themselves in legal trouble. Common areas subject to regulatory scrutiny include:
When a trader, broker or corporate director finds him or herself the target of a grand jury investigation for alleged improprieties, Mr. McGurk provides full legal representation to see that investigations are concluded quickly and, whenever possible, in his clients' favor. He has extensive knowledge of both the grand jury process and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, and can strategically position his clients for a favorable resolution to prosecution when it arises.
Chicago white collar criminal attorney James A. McGurk knows the implications that criminal investigations can carry for his clients' reputations. His skilled representation makes maintaining his clients' good standing in their fields a top priority. Schedule a free and confidential consultation by contacting Mr. McGurk via email or calling 312-236-8900. Consultations are available at his downtown Chicago office.