Lawrence J. Laurenzi
As a former United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, Larry Laurenzi’s practice focuses on assisting companies and individuals who are under investigation by government entities or who have been sued or charged by prosecutors or regulators. He has extensive litigation experience in criminal, civil, and regulatory matters in federal and state courts.
Mr. Laurenzi was U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee from 2008 to 2010 and was First Assistant U.S. Attorney for 16 years and Chief of the Criminal Divisions for 10 years. During his decades-long career in federal court, he served as lead counsel on numerous complex grand jury investigations and trials, including cases that involved health care fraud, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, tax offenses, securities fraud, controlled substance offenses by medical professionals, and civil false claims. The Department of Justice recognized Mr. Laurenzi for his litigation work by awarding him a National Director’s Award.
Since leaving the Department of Justice, Mr. Laurenzi has focused his practice on individuals in white collar criminal and civil investigations and indicted cases in federal court. In civil matters, he represents parties in commercial disputes, regulatory matters and qui tam actions. He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.