Lucas Novaes advises clients on a wide array of white collar defense and investigations issues, with a focus on government and internal investigations.
Mr. Novaes primarily advises public companies in highly sensitive government investigations including at the board- and executive-level. His experience encompasses:
- DOJ civil and criminal investigations
- SEC investigations
- Congressional investigations
- Cross-border investigations relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
- Internal investigations
He also has experience conducting anti-corruption risk assessments, compliance reviews, and civil rights audits. With his Portuguese fluency, he is experienced conducting investigations and risk assessments in Portuguese. Mr. Novaes also represents corporate clients in complex civil litigation.
He maintains a diverse pro bono practice, having been recognized by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals’ Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll in 2019 and 2020.