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Jeremy A. Gunn is an associate in the Litigation Department of Montgomery McCracken.

Apr 13

D.C. Circuit Reins In District Court for Second-Guessing Government’s Deferred Prosecution Agreement

This guest post was authored by our colleague Jeremy A. Gunn, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. In an unusual win for both the U.S. Department of Justice and corporate defendants, the D.C. Circuit last week reversed a district court’s refusal to pause the… Read More

Oct 28

Former Speaker Hastert Pleads Guilty in Hush-Money Case

This morning, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert appeared in district court in Chicago and pled guilty to one count of violating bank reporting laws. Hastert’s defense counsel had “indicated two weeks ago that he was planning to plead guilty, though the details of the… Read More

May 29

Former Speaker Hastert Indicted: Structuring a Costly Cover-Up

Yesterday, the Department of Justice charged former House Speaker Dennis Hastert in an indictment stemming from his alleged agreement to pay an unknown individual $3.5 million “to compensate for and conceal his prior misconduct” against that unknown person. According to the indictment, Mr. Hastert, a… Read More

Sep 18

DOJ Hopes to Prosecute More Criminal Cases Arising Out of False Claims Acts

On Wednesday, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell spoke at the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund annual conference in Washington D.C., and announced that the DOJ is closely examining civil False Claims Act lawsuits in order to find possible criminal cases.… Read More