Nicole Sprinzen and Thomas Ingalls

Nicole Sprinzen is Vice Chair of the White Collar Defense & Internal Investigations practice at Cozen O’Connor in Washington, D.C. and is a former federal prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section. As a prosecutor, Niki led criminal investigations in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and in parallel with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and other international regulators.

An experienced trial lawyer, Niki has tried federal and state cases in the District of Columbia and throughout the country. She has litigated cases involving a broad range of industries, including commodities trading. Niki focuses her practice on representing companies and individuals in criminal matters and parallel civil proceedings, as well as in internal investigations.

Thomas Ingalls is a Washington, D.C.-based associate at Cozen O’Connor, where he focuses his practice on complex litigation matters and investigations, including white-collar criminal defense, civil antitrust litigation, premerger review and internal investigations. He represents companies and individuals in both criminal and civil matters.

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Cozen O’Connor’s Nicole Sprinzen and Thomas Ingalls discuss how, under the new Antitrust Division policy, an effective compliance policy would not only prevent antitrust violations, but also remediate them when they do occur. On July 11, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division announced new guidance concerning the effect of compliance programs in criminal antitrust cartel sentencing that significantly increases...

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