David Schindler is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and former Co-Chair of the firm's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice. His practice focuses on the defense of white collar and government investigations, healthcare fraud and abuse, intellectual property, e-commerce, business litigation, and civil litigation.
Mr. Schindler has conducted internal investigations and represented companies, Boards of Directors, and individuals in connection with trials, ancillary proceedings, and government investigations involving a wide array of criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory matters including:
Mr. Schindler is an experienced and well-respected speaker and has delivered lectures and instruction throughout the world on conducting internal investigations, financial statement fraud, healthcare fraud and abuse, computer law, cybercrime, computer intrusions, and corporate compliance.
Mr. Schindler is recognized as a leading white-collar crime and government investigations litigation attorney in numerous publications, including his Band 1 recognition by Chambers USA, the 2013, 2009 and 2008 editions of The Legal 500 US, where he was recognized for his trade secrets and white collar litigation work, and his 2013 recognition by Euromoney as a Life Sciences Industry Star. He was also named Outstanding Healthcare Fraud and Compliance Lawyer by Nightingale’s Healthcare News in 2007 and 2005.
He has received the Attorney General's Award For Distinguished Service, the Director's Award For Superior Performance, and multiple special achievement awards from the Department of Justice.