Investigations

The attorneys at Gumport | Mastan in Los Angeles, California are leaders in the areas of public corruption and corporate fraud investigations.  The firm handles investigations into allegations of corruption, including bribery, kickbacks, fraud, self-dealing, and other illegal government and corporate activity on behalf of cities and counties throughout California, as well as on behalf of corporate boards in California, New York, Washington D.C., and Alaska.

Government Investigations

Gumport | Mastan has extensive experience handling a wide variety of government investigations, including alleged violations of the California Political Reform Act, California Government Code § 1090, California bribery statutes, and California's False Claims Act

Partner Leonard L. Gumport has served as lead attorney in several widely-publicized public corruption investigations in San Bernardino County, including an investigation regarding bribery and kickback schemes involving the procurement of public contracts.  Mr. Gumport also led an investigation into a matter involving alleged conflicts of interest on the part of a lobbyist involved in the purchase of a San Bernardino jail facility and a matter involving allegations that noise reports related to a proposed project for the use of a military air base by a private shipping company were intentionally buried.  To learn more about these investigations, please see the articles page.

In addition to providing investigative legal services and investigation reports, the firm also handles civil litigation of claims arising out of government investigations, including trials and appeals.  For more information, please see the public corruption litigation page.

Corporate Investigations

Gumport | Mastan acts as outside independent investigators for corporations dealing with internal allegations of fraud, self-dealing, director misconduct, shareholder misconduct, intentional misreporting to government regulatory agencies, and other internal conflicts requiring investigation.  The firm's attorneys have significant experience preparing effective and comprehensive investigative reports for boards of directors, corporate counsel, government agencies, and other parties. 

In addition, Gumport | Mastan handles investigations and report preparation in bankruptcy matters in which the firm's attorneys are acting as examiners.  To learn more about our experience in this area, please see the fiduciary services page.

Contact Gumport | Mastan to learn more about the firm's investigation services.

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