Member Profile

Lynn R. Fiorentino

Arent Fox LLP 55 2nd Street, 21st Floor San Francisco CA 94105

San Francisco

Phone: (415) 644-5255

Practice Areas

Complex Commercial Litigation

Compliance Counseling


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act / Anti-Corruption

Government Investigations


University of California, Hastings College of the Law, JD , (magna cum laude), 2003 University of California, Santa Barbara, BA , 1991

Lynn R. Fiorentino

Professional Profile

Lynn Fiorentino’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, government investigations, and complex commercial litigation. She represents clients in the defense of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, Clean Water Act, theft of trade secrets, Business & Professions Code Section 17200, financial fraud, environmental law and general commercial litigation matters. Lynn has extensive experience defending business organizations, company employees, and witnesses in government investigations and white collar criminal cases, as well as representing corporate clients in multi-party civil cases. In addition, Lynn counsels corporate clients to develop and enhance compliance plans and internal procedures to meet stringent state and local laws. Lynn has criminal and civil trial experience in both state and federal court.

Representative Matters

Representing a pool of employees of a global biotechnology company in an international investigation of the company by the Securities & Exchange Commission and Department of Justice for alleged FCPA violations. Leading an internal investigation and managing outside counsel defending employees of global metal recycling corporation during criminal prosecutions arising from alleged metal theft. Representation included interfacing with local prosecutors during criminal proceedings and subsequent Business & Professions Code Section 17200 investigations. Successfully representing a medical malpractice insurance carrier in investigation by the Department of Justice for alleged computer invasion of competitor’s secured website; interviewing senior management and high level officers; working with a forensic computer expert to gather and analyze computerized data in defense of claims; and presenting an attorneys’ proffer to the government which resulted in exoneration of the client. Representing several foreign material witnesses during a prolonged governmental investigation for alleged Clean Water Act violations from highly publicized maritime accident. Member of a trial team achieving a defense verdict in a three-month, multi-million dollar product liability case defending a major American automobile manufacturer and obtaining an order requiring the plaintiff to pay the client over $100,000 in litigation costs. Obtaining summary judgment on behalf of a major oil refining corporation in a complex premises liability case in the face of a $750,000 demand. Mediating and negotiating a favorable settlement for a global oil company in a multi-million dollar environmental contamination case brought by municipality. Representing indigent clients for local Legal Aid Society in securing guardianship petitions for young children and domestic violence restraining orders for victims of domestic abuse.

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