Franklin Monsour Jr. - White-Collar & FCA Defense Lawyer - McDermott Will & Emery


Franklin Monsour Jr. is a former federal prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on white-collar defense, regulatory enforcement matters and complex commercial litigation.

Franklin represents clients in both criminal and civil government actions, particularly in the healthcare, life sciences and securities industries. His prior experience prosecuting record-setting cases under the False Claims Act (FCA) and the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) informs his defense of clients under FCA investigation. Franklin has a successful track-record of convincing the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve investigations without action. His securities practice includes defending clients in criminal and US Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement matters, and securities class actions.

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  • Defense Criminal Investigative Service, commendation
  • US Army, Patriotic Service Medal
  • US Drug Enforcement Administration, commendation
  • B. B. Allen Award


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD, 2003
Virginia Commonwealth University, BA, cum laude, 1999

New York

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