WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 — Nicole Sprinzen, vice chair of Cozen O’Connor’s White Collar Defense & Investigations practice, has been named one of DCA Live’s 2019 Emerging Women Leaders in Private Practice. The list includes the female lawyers “who are emerging as leaders within their firms and the broader legal community.” Winners were recognized at a March 19 event held in the Washington, DC office of Willey Rein.
DCA Live hosts events throughout the year featuring “the fastest growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Washington, D.C. region.”
Nicole focuses her practice on representing companies and individuals in criminal matters and parallel civil proceedings, as well as in internal investigations. Her practice includes advising clients in matters arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), U.S. anti-money laundering laws, and the securities and commodities laws, as well as in connection with federal procurement, mortgage, and bank fraud allegations.
An experienced trial lawyer, Nicole has tried federal and state cases in the District of Columbia and throughout the country involving a broad range of industries, including accounting, banking, securities, commodities trading, health care, construction, government contracting, and the student loan industry. Her practice includes handling False Claims Act and other civil litigation matters, including civil forfeiture, shareholder class action, securities fraud, and breach of contract cases.
Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, Nicole served as a prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, where she prosecuted FCPA, securities and commodities, procurement, and health care fraud cases, as well as cases involving fraud against the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
About Cozen O’Connor
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 750 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 31 offices across two continents.