Public Corruption Litigation
Gumport | Mastan is a leading Los Angeles law firm in the area of public corruption litigation. The firm has successfully handled litigation on behalf of counties and cities in Southern California and throughout the state, including in trials and appeals of cases involving allegations against and concerning public officials, commissions, agencies, and other governmental entities.
The firm has experience handling cases involving:
- California Political Reform Act Violations
- California Government Code § 1090 Violations
- California False Claims Act Violations
- Breaches of Fiduciary Duties
- Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest
- Misconduct Involving Lobbyists
- Illegal Procurement of Public Contracts
- RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) Violations
Gumport | Mastan provides clients with a full range of legal services in matters involving charges of public corruption, from investigation and investigatory report preparation to civil prosecution of resulting charges. In pursuing civil actions on behalf of governmental entities, the firm's attorneys are skilled at maximizing recovery through the use of constructive trust, restitution, unjust enrichment, and unfair competition remedies. To read partner Leonard L. Gumport's article regarding remedies in public corruptions cases, please see the articles page.
Mr. Gumport is head of the firm's public corruption litigation and investigation services, and has handled numerous high-profile cases in Southern California. Mr. Gumport led an investigation and acted as co-lead counsel at trial in a matter involving bribes and kickbacks given to San Bernardino County officials in exchange for public contracts. The investigation and subsequent trial resulted in a $10.6 million award on behalf of San Bernardino County, which was upheld on appeal. To learn more about this case, please see the articles page.
Contact Gumport | Mastan to learn more about the firm's public corruption litigation services.