Amy Carver concentrates her practice on the defense of individuals and corporations in white collar prosecutions, investigations and related civil litigation. Ms. Carver has defended federal and state criminal and civil cases involving allegations of antitrust violations, healthcare fraud, tax fraud, bank fraud, securities violations, honest services fraud, bribery of foreign government officials, schemes to defraud the government, import/export violations, and other various business frauds. Her practice includes defending complex government investigations and conducting internal investigations. Prior to joining Welsh & Recker, Ms. Carver was an associate in the Litigation Department and White Collar Crime Practice Group at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP.
Past & Current Litigation
- A former chief executive and board member of a publicly-traded corporation against charges of insider trading.
- Numerous employees at various levels of management of several pharmaceutical companies in investigations related to alleged fraudulent promotional and sales practices.
- An investigation on behalf of a publicly-traded company of claims that its employees violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
- A Fortune 500 company allegedly engaged in price fixing with its competitors.
- U.S. and Bahamian-based global oil corporations in the U.N. Iraqi “Oil-for-Food” investigations and criminal prosecutions.
Honors & Awards
- Named “Rising Star” by Law and Politics Magazine and Philadelphia Magazine in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense 2005 – 2013
- Steering Committee, ABA Young Lawyers White Collar Division, Philadelphia Section
- American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
- National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Pennsylvania Association Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Philadelphia Bar Association – Participant in Advancing Civics Education program
- New Jersey Bar Association
- United States District Court for the:
- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- District of New Jersey
- United States Court of Appeals for the:
- Third Circuit
- United States Supreme Court