Carolyn McNiven – Partner at DLA Piper

Carolyn McNiven, DLA Piper Partner

Carolyn McNivenis a partner in law firm DLA Piper’s white collar crime practice in San Francisco. She is a former federal prosecutor and handles white collar criminal defense and related administrative, regulatory and compliance matters for individuals and companies, and has particular expertise in the areas of health care, food and drug, and FCPA compliance counseling, risk assessment and litigation.

She has experience handling fraud, anti-trust, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, public corruption, tax, Dodd-Frank whistleblower investigations and securities matters, and providing compliance counseling to public and private entities. For healthcare sector clients, she provides anti-kickback and Stark Act advice, risk assessments, False Claims Act defense and loss computations, fraud and FCA due diligence, qui tam defense, and defense of misbranding and other food and drug offenses. She also has extensive experience in provider-side healthcare fraud enforcement and serves as DLA Piper’s point person on food safety issues.

Carolyn has published the follow articles on Corporate Compliance Insights:


Articles by Carolyn F. McNiven and Sarah Marquis

U.S. and U.K. Anti-Corruption Enforcement Moving Forward – Part 1

As has been widely reported in the mainstream and legal media, U.S. anti-corruption efforts have stepped up considerably over the past few years. In the United Kingdom, where existing anti-corruption laws were also infrequently enforced, the passage of the so-called U.K. Bribery Act of 2010, which came into effect on July 1, could signal a more stringent enforcement environment. ...