Lynne Halbrooks’ practice focuses on helping government contractors manage compliance and enforcement risks and solve business problems. This includes advising companies on all aspects of government compliance and representing them in internal and government investigations and audits, including whistleblower reprisal investigations, and suspension and debarment proceedings. She has advised companies and individuals on matters involving the False Claims Act, conflicts of interest, counterfeit parts, labor charging disputes, bribery and kickbacks, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, responses to subpoenas, and mandatory disclosures. She also engages with colleges and universities on compliance and risk management issues.
Lynne’s extensive and unique background in the federal government and industry enables her to provide practical advice to clients facing government inquiries or enforcement actions. She has advised senior leaders and successfully resolved complex, high-profile issues throughout her career.
Prior to joining Nichols Liu, Lynne worked as the Chief Compliance Officer and Deputy General Counsel at Acuity International; was a partner at Holland & Knight LLP; and served in leadership roles at the DoD Office of Inspector General, the Special IG for Iraq Reconstruction, the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys.