A former federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice, Edmund “Ned” Searby is a highly experienced trial attorney and appellate advocate. He represents businesses and individuals in a range of federal criminal investigations and prosecutions, including healthcare, fraud, foreign and domestic bribery, antitrust, pharmaceutical diversion, and money laundering, as well as in SEC enforcement actions. Ned also represents clients in complex civil litigation, which often involves underlying criminal allegations such as antitrust, RICO, and securities fraud. To these matters, he brings a depth of understanding of the interplay between the criminal process and “parallel” civil litigation. Over a 25 year career, Ned has won a series of challenging and notable cases. He has also been retained to conduct investigations on behalf of the Office of the Independent Counsel, public corporations, and government entities.
Ned is a regular speaker regarding criminal law and procedure at law schools and bar association conferences. He is ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leading White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney.