Portland criminal defense law firm Janet Hoffman & Associates has extensive experience in a wide range of criminal defense matters involving alleged fraud. These matters have included allegations of misrepresentations of the value of assets, mortgage fraud, failure to report suspicious activities, and various other schemes to defraud. Recently, the collapse of the financial markets has sparked a flurry of investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and other agencies. Janet Hoffman & Associates LLC has represented corporate and individual clients in this area.

Representative Cases

  • Representation of a corporate banking officer in FDIC investigation.
  • Representation of clients accused of investor fraud, including successful representation of a corporate officer of a publicly traded company accused of misrepresenting corporate finances.
  • Representation of a mortgage company, corporate officer, as well as individual employees, against charges of federal mail and wire fraud.
  • Representation of a union officer, government officials, and individual employees against embezzlement charges.