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Samuel P. Reger

Associate
+1.412.355.6258
Fax +1.412.355.6501
Samuel Reger focuses his practice on litigation, with an emphasis on white-collar criminal defense and complex commercial litigation in both state and federal court. His representations include defending and counseling corporations or individuals regarding violations of various laws such as the: Bank Secrecy Act, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Copyright Act, Mail Fraud, and Wire Fraud.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Reger was a judicial intern for the Honorable United States Judge Jorge Solis for the Northern District of Texas, the Honorable United States Magistrate Jeffrey Cureton for the Northern District of Texas, and the Honorable Texas Court of Appeals Judge Bob McCoy for the Second District.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Aggie Bar Association

Commercial Litigation

  • Defended LLC member in breach of contract claim arising from a dispute over commercial leases. The litigation spanned multiple jurisdictions and was in both state and federal court

Investigations

  • Represented bipartisan Pennsylvania Senate Committee on the removal of the Attorney General
  • Represented industrial company during federal criminal investigation of its employee for alleged theft of trade secrets and economic espionage using sophisticated means, directly engaging in and overseeing extensive computer-forensics investigation to assess veracity of allegations

Defense Against Government Investigations/Claims

  • Defended financial institution during federal criminal investigations of Bank Secrecy Act and related anti-money-laundering violations
  • Defended financial institution during federal criminal and civil investigations related to its anti-fraud and consumer protection efforts
  • Defended individual during federal investigation into aiding-and-abetting tax fraud
  • Represented corporation in responding to third-party subpoenas seeking sensitive information regarding trade secrets

Compliance and Risk Mitigation

  • Conducted anti-corruption due diligence investigations of current and prospective business partners, distributors, agents, and acquisition targets on behalf of international clients in security, health care, and other sectors
  • Advised start-up in the ticket-broker industry on compliance with the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and potential mitigation measures

Pro Bono

  • Represented prisoner in a section 1983 claims for failing to protect or intervene resulting in a favorable settlement
  • Represented plaintiffs in Equal Protection Clause claim regarding foster care payments
  • Represented national non-profit organization in appeal to Pennsylvania Supreme Court regarding Right-to-Know law
  • Represented victims of domestic abuse to obtain final Protection From Abuse orders
  • Represented defendant in a Section 8 housing dispute