Roetzel is pleased to announce that Thomas M. Larned, former FBI
Agent and Senior Executive Service Member, has joined the firm as Of
Counsel in the White Collar Litigation & Corporate Compliance Practice
Mr. Larned brings to the firm 29 years of experience directing complex
criminal investigations for the FBI and Massachusetts Public Defender,
as well as conducting comprehensive inspections of FBI Field Offices,
ensuring compliance with FBI policies and the United States Attorney
General's Guidelines. He served as the FBI Legal Attaché in Iraq and
Canada where he oversaw all FBI operations and supervised the
International Contract Corruption Task Force's investigations of
violations of federal laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Brian E. Dickerson, Manager of the firm's White Collar Litigation
& Corporate Compliance Practice Group stated, "We fully expect that
Tom's experience in compliance work, taken from multiple angles during
his career, will enhance our ability to serve our clients in all types
of corporate compliance matters. His knowledge and isight will be
invaluable to our compliance practice."
"Through my experiences leading investigations for both the defense and
prosecution I recognize that business compliance can be confusing," said
Mr. Larned. "Companies must be extremely vigilant in proactively
identifying vulnerabilities and managing policies and procedures in
order to ensure compliance programs are narrowly tailored to prevent
crippling fines or prosecutions by the United States as well as foreign
Mr. Larned was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Boston FBI
Field Office and served at FBI Headquarters in the Inspection Division,
Appellate Unit and Criminal Division. He began his FBI career in the
Miami Field Office where he investigated international drug trafficking
and money laundering organizations as an Agent, as well as a Special
Assistant United States Attorney. Mr. Larned completed his career in the
Fort Myers Office directing complex white-collar fraud investigations
including mortgage and health care fraud, financial institution fraud
and public corruption.
Mr. Larned is the recipient of numerous accolades, including the Counsel
of the Inspector General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) 2012 Award
for Excellence. He received the United States Attorney's Office Law
Enforcement Officer Award on three occasions.
Mr. Larned earned his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and his
B.A. from Northeastern University.
Roetzel is a full-service law firm with more than 200 attorneys in
offices located throughout Ohio and Florida and in Chicago, New York and
Washington, D.C. The firm provides comprehensive legal services to
national and international corporations, closely held and family-run
businesses, institutions, organizations and individuals. For more
information, visit ralaw.com.
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