Christopher Iaquinto is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Boston office where he is a member of the firm's Litigation Group, practicing in the area of civil litigation and white collar defense. A significant portion of Mr. Iaquinto's practice is devoted to representing clients in healthcare, securities, tax and other government enforcement matters, civil and criminal, as well as data privacy matters, including class action defense.
As part of the firm's White Collar Defense and Investigations Team, Mr. Iaquinto assists companies and individuals through internal investigations and grand jury investigations involving tax- and accounting-related issues, money laundering, and the False Claims Act (FCA) and related statutes. He advises clients concerning all aspects of civil and criminal investigations, including negotiations with the government and managing clients' responses to civil investigative demands and subpoenas.
In addition, Mr. Iaquinto also has substantial trial experience. He was a member of the team that successfully defended former Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell during an investigation, trial and appeal, resulting in a unanimous decision before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was also a member of the trial team that successfully represented a defendant in a two-week bench trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts involving alleged violations of intellectual property rights and the Massachusetts consumer protection statute. Mr. Iaquinto has also represented clients in jury and bench trials involving alleged violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act, the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), and violations of the requirements for filing the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Mr. Iaquinto's recent representative matters include:
During law school, Mr. Iaquinto served as editor-in-chief of the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, and received the Richard G. Huber memorial award for his extracurricular leadership and academic performance.
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