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Brian F. Saulnier

Fax +1.412.355.6501
Mr. Saulnier’s practice focuses on corruption-related matters and internal corporate investigations, including matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act of 2010 (UKBA). Mr. Saulnier has conducted internal investigations in the United States, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. In connection with this aspect of Mr. Saulnier’s practice, he conducts investigations into alleged misconduct, as well as into prospective and existing foreign agents, commercial advisers and business partners. Further, Mr. Saulnier conducts anti-corruption due diligence in the context of mergers & acquisitions. He represents clients in anti-corruption matters before the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In addition, Mr. Saulnier counsels clients regarding anti-corruption compliance, including how to develop an effective anti-corruption compliance program to deter and detect potential corruption-related problems and address such problems when they arise. Among his most notable successes Mr. Saulnier led a team who conducted an internal investigation and secured a rare SEC non-prosecution agreement and DOJ declination to prosecute for a global diversified industrial company in an FCPA-related matter.

Mr. Saulnier’s practice also involves the representation of companies that sell products and services to federal, state, and local governments in contractual, civil, and criminal enforcement action settings, and includes investigations of fraud claims under the False Claims Act.

Further, Mr. Saulnier defends individuals and corporations who are subjects of federal or state grand jury investigations, and investigations by the DOJ, SEC, and federal law enforcement agencies. Moreover, he has coordinated and conducted internal investigations related to alleged fraud and corporate governance issues, as well as into alleged corruption.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association